Table 1: Previous historical report of laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer.

AuthorYearOperationIndicationCountryAnalysis

Ohgami et al.1992Laparoscopic wedge resectionEGCJapan
Ohashi et al.1995Laparoscopic intragastric mucosal resectionEGCJapan
Kitano et al.1994Laparoscopic-assisted Billroth I gastrectomyEGCJapanCase report
Azagra et al.1999Laparoscopic-assisted total gastrectomyEGC, AGCBelgium
Uyama et al.1999LADG with D2 LNDAGCJapan
Ohki et al.1999Hand-assisted laparoscopic distal gastrectomyEGCJapanCase report
Kanaya et al.2002Totally laparoscopic Billroth I gastrecotmyEGCJapan
Giulianotti et al.2003Distal and total robotic gastrectomyEGC, AGCItaly
Omori et al.2011Single-incision laparoscopic distal gastrectomyEGCJapan