Gastrectomy for Cancer

  • Andrea Coratti
  • Mario AnnecchiaricoEmail author
  • Stefano Amore Bonapasta
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


The first experiences of robot-assisted gastrectomy (RAG) were published by Giulianotti et al. and Hashizume and Sugimachi in 2003 [1, 2].


Robotic Surgery Minimally Invasive Surgery Linear Stapler Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Left Gastric Artery 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. 1.
    Giulianotti PC, Coratti A, Angelini M et al (2003) Robotics in general surgery: personal experience in a large community hospital. Arch Surg 138:777–784PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Hashizume M, Sugimachi K (2003) Robot-assisted gastric surgery. Surg Clin North Am 83:1429–1444PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Xiong B, Ma L, Zhang C (2012) Robotic versus laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a meta-analysis of short outcomes. Surg Oncol 21:274–280PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Hyun MH, Lee CH, Kwon YJ et al (2013) Robot versus laparoscopic gastrectomy for cancer by an experienced surgeon: comparisons of surgery, complications, and surgical stress. Ann Surg Oncol 20:1258–1265PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Kim MC, Heo GU, Jung GJ (2010) Robotic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: surgical techniques and clinical merits. Surg Endosc 24:610–615PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Coratti A, Annecchiarico M, Di Marino M et al (2013) Robot-assisted gastrectomy for gastric cancer: current status and technical considerations. World J Surg 37:2771–2781PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    D’Annibale A, Pende V, Pernazza G et al (2011) Full robotic gastrectomy with extended (D2) lymphadenectomy for gastric cancer: surgical technique and preliminary results. J Surg Res 166:e113–120PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Marano A, Hyung WJ (2012) Robotic gastrectomy: the current state of the art. J Gastric Cancer 12:63–72PubMedCentralPubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Song J, Oh SJ, Kang WH et al (2009) Robot-assisted gastrectomy with lymph node dissection for gastric cancer: lessons learned from an initial 100 consecutive procedures. Ann Surg 249:927–932PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Hyun MH, Lee CH, Kim HJ et al (2013) Systematic review and meta-analysis of robotic surgery compared with conventional laparoscopic and open resections for gastric carcinoma. Br J Surg 100:1566–1578PubMedGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Pugliese R, Maggioni D, Sansonna F et al (2010) Subtotal gastrectomy with D2 dissection by minimally invasive surgery for distal adenocarcinoma of the stomach: results and 5-year survival. Surg Endosc 24:2594–2602PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Kim KM, An JY, Kim HI et al (2012) Major early complications following open, laparoscopic and robotic gastrectomy. Br J Surg 99:1681–1687PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Italia 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Coratti
  • Mario Annecchiarico
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stefano Amore Bonapasta
  1. 1.Department of Oncology, Division of Oncological and Robotic General SurgeryCareggi University HospitalFlorenceItaly

Personalised recommendations