July 5, 2019 – Laparoscopic Gastric Surgery Also Deemed Effective in Advanced Gastric Cancer

Laparoscopic surgery was only known to have an advantage in early-stage gastric cancer and most advanced-stage cancers were treated by conventional open surgery. However, a study done in Korea has determined that laparoscopic surgery showed excellent results in terms of pain index, inflammatory response, and complication incidence. The lead researcher suggested that laparoscopic surgery could provide a clearer view and reduced bleeding during operations.

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