BJS Academy SoMe Review for April 2023
16 May 2023
van der Veen A, van der Meulen MP, Seesing MFJ, Brenkman HJF, Haverkamp L, Luyer MDP et al. for the Laparoscopic vs Open Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer (LOGICA) study group.
JAMA Surg 2023; 158:120-128.
A total of 227 procedures were included. Costs of initial surgery were higher for laparoscopic compared with open procedures, but by one year there was only a 3 per cent cost difference between the interventions.
Comment: Surprisingly little difference. Justifies either approach.
26 April 2023Read paper
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