Comparison of hand-assisted laparoscopic radical gastrectomy and laparoscopic-assisted radical gastrectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Wei Gan, Zhen-Yu Chen, Gui-Bing Chen, Jun Zhou, Ya-Ning Song, Yong-Kuan Cao, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, The General Hospital of Western Theater Command, Chengdu 610083, Sichuan Province, China
Li-Ye Liu, Department of General Surgery, The General Hospital of Western Theater Command, Chengdu 610083, Sichuan Province, China
Author contributions: Gan W, Chen ZY, Liu LY, and Chen GB designed the research study; Gan W, Chen ZY, and Liu LY performed the research; Zhou J and Song YN contributed analytic tools; Gan W, Chen GB, and Cao YK analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript; all authors have read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by Science and Technology Program of Sichuan Province, China, No. 2017JY0346.
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Corresponding author: Yong-Kuan Cao, PhD, Chief Physician, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, The General Hospital of Western Theater Command, No. 270 Rongdu Avenue, Chengdu 610083, Sichuan Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: October 23, 2020
Peer-review started: October 23, 2020
First decision: November 20, 2020
Revised: November 29, 2020
Accepted: December 10, 2020
Article in press: December 10, 2020
Published online: December 28, 2020