Minimally Invasive Total Gastrectomy

  • Vanessa PalterEmail author
  • Laz Klein
  • Natalie Coburn


As evidence and experience in minimally invasive techniques develop, minimally invasive gastrectomy appears to be an attractive option for appropriately selected cases. This chapter will discuss appropriate patient selection and learning curve of the procedure, the technique of laparoscopic gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy, and considerations for postoperative management.


Gastric cancer D2 lymph node dissection Total gastrectomy Robotic gastrectomy Laparoscopic gastrectomy Diagnostic laparoscopy 

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Laparoscopic gastrectomy with D2 lymph node dissection (MP4 963680 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Michael’s HospitalTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of General SurgeryUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  3. 3.Sunnybrook Health Science CentreTorontoCanada

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