Laparoscopic surgery is increasingly popular as a less invasive alternative to conventional open surgery. There are, however, drawbacks to the laparoscopic approach such as the lack of tactile feedback through long instruments and the two-dimensional display of the operative field. This means that laparoscopic surgery is technically more demanding than open surgery.
|Title of host publication||Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for Cancer|
|Subtitle of host publication||Standard Techniques and Clinical Evidences|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 2012 Jan 1|
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