New technique for the retraction of the liver in laparoscopic gastrectomy

Yoshihisa Sakaguchi, Osamu Ikeda, Yasushi Toh, Yoshiro Aoki, Norifumi Harimoto, Junya Taomoto, Takaaki Masuda, Takefumi Ohga, Eisuke Adachi, Takeshi Okamura

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Abstract

We developed a new technique for the retraction of the liver using a Penrose drain and a J-shaped retractor, which is both an easy and time-saving method that provides a good view during laparoscopic gastrectomy without damaging the liver.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2532-2534
Number of pages3
JournalSurgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques
Volume22
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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