Article Abstract

Totally laparoscopic 95% gastrectomy for gastric cancer: how to reduce complications while maintaining oncological radicality

Authors: Aingeru Sarriugarte Lasarte, Luca Arru, Juan Santiago Azagra


We have read with interest the article “Postoperative outcomes of minimally invasive gastrectomy versus open gastrectomy during the early introduction of minimally invasive gastrectomy in the Netherlands” by Brenkman et al. (1). One of the points of discussion is the need for technical challenges in the construction of the esophagojejunostomy during minimally invasive gastrectomy.