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Laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: early experience among the elderly.

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BACKGROUND: The data are scarce on the outcome for elderly patients presenting with resectable gastric cancer in the West who have been treated with minimally invasive surgery. This report presents the authors' early experience with totally laparoscopic gastric resections for cancer in elderly patients. METHODS: A total of 20 patients underwent laparoscopic gastrectomy procedures: 14 distal, 5 subtotal, and 1 total gastrectomy. The male-to-female ratio was 15 to 5. The ages ranged from 75 to ...

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10.1007/s00464-007-9561-9

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Journal:
Surgical endoscopy
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
1002-1007
Publication date:
2008-04-01
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EISSN:
1432-2218
ISSN:
0930-2794
Source identifiers:
195272
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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