Laparoscopic total gastrectomy and D2 lymphadenectomy for subcardial gastric cancer
Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2010;10(10). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en3042
Laparoscopic D2 radical gastrectomy is a safe and feasible procedure with quick recovery, and it is comparable to open gastrectomy regarding lymph node dissection and oncological results. This video shows a total laparoscopic gastrectomy with a D2 lymphadenectomy in a 70-year-old female patient who presented with a gastric T4, N2, M0 subcardial adenocarcinoma 15 days after the fourth cycle of a neoadjuvant chemotherapy.