Mauricio Becker

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BACKGROUND Indications for palliative surgery in gastric carcinoma (GC) are controversial. Our aim was to describe the results of palliative surgery in GC in terms of operative morbidity and survival. METHODS We conducted a retrospective cohort study of patients with GC, who were divided into three groups: resection with microscopic residual disease (R1),(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Indications for gastrectomy in T4 gastric carcinoma (GC) remain controversial. Our aim was to define prognostic factors to select those patients with best chance to benefit from multiorgan resection. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cohort of patients with T4 GC treated in a 19-year period. Surgical morbidity-associated factors were(More)
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