Laparoscopic subtotal gastrectomy and D1 extended lymphadenectomy for gastric cancer
Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2011;11(10). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en3408
Laparoscopic gastrectomy for cancer is feasible. However, an extensive D2 or D3 lymphadenectomy by laparoscopy is very demanding and yet to be accepted as standard procedure. In this video, we show the stepwise technique of a D1 extended gastrectomy in a patient with a cT2N0M0 gastric tumor.