Technique: laparoscopic segmental gastrectomy
The description of the technique of laparoscopic segmental gastrectomy covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of benign gastric tumors. Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: tumors/anterior aspect, tumors/posterior aspect, tumors/hard to identify, complications, intraoperative complications, postoperative complications, functional complications. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.