Study: Laparoscopy-Assisted Gastrectomy Has Good Long-Term Prognosis for Gastric Cancer
For the study, researchers reviewed cases from 332 patients who underwent LAG or OG for early and advanced gastric cancer from January 2001-December 2010. They found the rate of postoperative morbidity was 17.2 percent for LAG patients and 25 percent for OG patients. Researchers concluded LAG is as safe and equivalent to OG.
Related Articles on Gastroenterology:
Editorial: Endoscopists Need to Measure Quality Endpoints
Kansas Gastroenterology and Kansas Endoscopy Renovate Building for New Location
Given Imaging Income Up 76% in 4Q 2011
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2016. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.
To receive the latest hospital and health system business and legal news and analysis from Becker's Hospital Review, sign-up for the free Becker's Hospital Review E-weekly by clicking here.
- Innovation in GI: Advances in gastroenterology technology & technique
- A game changer for GI — Dr. Anthony Starpoli on how the TIF procedure can control regurgitation
- How to create a strategic partnership with a hospital
- 9 states with the highest & lowest physician salaries
- Frenetic consolidation: The anesthesia market today & where ASCs fit in