Akihiko Yasumoto

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Although peritoneal lavage cytology is widely performed during surgery for gastric cancer and the results have been reported to be one of the accurate prognostic factors, the cancer stage is determined independent of the results of lavage cytology according to the First English Edition of Japanese Classification of Gastric Carcinoma. In this study we(More)
The feasibility of the new classification of stage grouping by the Japanese Research Society for Gastric Cancer was evaluated. During the 22-year period between January 1975 and December 1996, a total of 1294 patients with primary gastric cancer underwent laparotomy at the Department of Surgery, Chiba University; 1222 had their lesions removed during the(More)
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