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Table 4 Search strategy: MEDLINE (PubMed)

From: Laparoscopic versus open gastrectomy for locally advanced gastric cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies

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Search Query Items found
#3 Search (#2) AND ("1980/01/01"[Date - Publication]: "2018/12/31"[Date - Publication]) 3064
#2 Search (#1) AND (laparosc* OR "minimally-invasive") 3120
#1 Search ((gastrectomy) AND (gastric OR stomach)) AND (cancer OR carcinoma) 20646