J Gastric Cancer.  2016 Jun;16(2):125-127. 10.5230/jgc.2016.16.2.125.

Letter to the Editor Concerning "Short-Term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy Performed by a Single Surgeon Experienced in Open Gastrectomy: Review of Initial Experience"

  • 1Department of Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea. wisehearted@gmail.com
  • 2Image-Guided Minimally Invasive Surgical Institute, IHU Strasbourg, France.
  • 3Research Institute Against Cancer of the Digestive System, Strasbourg, France.


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  • Fig. 1 Examples of different learning curves. Curves A, B, and E obtained acceptable quality in learning, with different rates of improvement before they plateaued. Line C plateaued after a short learning process; however, curves C and D did not reach an acceptable quality.


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