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Table 1 Guidelines forof D2 lymph node dissection for locally advanced gastric cancer

From: Efficacy of laparoscopic subtotal gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy for locally advanced gastric cancer: the protocol of the KLASS-02 multicenter randomized controlled clinical trial

1. Total omentectomy 4d
2. Division of the left gastroepiploic artery 4sb
3. Appropriate extent of No. 6 lymph node (LN) dissection 6
4. Appropriate extent of No. 5 LN dissection 5
5. Appropriate extent of No. 12a LN dissection 12a
6. Appropriate extent of No. 8a LN dissection 8a
7.Appropriate extent of No. 9 LN dissection (resection of the celiac plexus is not necessary) 9
8. Appropriate extent of No. 7 LN dissection 7
9. Appropriate extent of No. 11p LN dissection 11p
10. Prevention of pancreatic injury during suprapancreatic LN dissection  
11. Appropriate extent of No. 1 and 3 LN dissection 1, 3
  1. LN, lymph node.