Comparison of 3D laparoscopic gastrectomy with a 2D procedure for gastric cancer: a phase 3 randomized controlled trial. Surgery 2018; 163: 300-304.

Published: 9th August 2018

Authors: Zheng C-H, Lu J, Zheng H-L, Li P, Xie J-W, Wang J-B et al.


In this study that included 419 patients there was no effect on the duration of surgery: 176 for 3D versus 174 min for 2D laparoscopy, P=0.56. Blood loss was less after 3D laparoscopy: 61 versus 82 ml respectively, P=0.045.

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