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REVIEW ARTICLE

Can Robotic Gastrectomy be considered as Gold Standard for Upcoming Surgeons? A Multi-institutional Comparative Review

Swati Garg, Jatinder S Chowhan, Abhay Singhal

Citation Information : Garg S, Chowhan JS, Singhal A. Can Robotic Gastrectomy be considered as Gold Standard for Upcoming Surgeons? A Multi-institutional Comparative Review. World J Lap Surg 2017; 10 (3):98-101.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10033-1315

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Surgical techniques have evolved tremendously over this past century. Minimally invasive surgery for gastric cancer is not a new research field, but still an important problem remains regarding the selection of the appropriate technique for a given gastric cancer case. Although evidence is limited, the use of the robotic surgery platform is far assessed as a feasible and safe procedure, which is also easier to learn as less than 10 cases of robotic surgery are needed to become proficient therein. This review will however cover in-depth review of retrospective reports, analyzing the pros and cons of robotic surgery and highlighting the remaining study questions.


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