Ann Surg Treat Res 2017 Mar 24;92(3):149-155. Epub 2017 Feb 24.
Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.; Pancreaticobiliary Cancer Clinic, Yonsei Cancer Center, Institute of Gastroenterology Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
: The aim of this study was to verify that laparoscopic resection for treating retroperitoneal benign neurilemmoma (NL) is expected to be favorable for complete resection of tumor with technical feasibility and safety.Methods
: We retrospectively analyzed 47 operations for retroperitoneal neurogenic tumor at Yonsei University College of Medicine, Severance Hospital and Gangnam Severance Hospital between January 2005 and September 2015. After excluding 21 patients, the remaining 26 were divided into 2 groups: those who underwent open surgery (OS) and those who underwent laparoscopic surgery (LS). Read More