[Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: report of three cases and review of the literature].

@article{Zangh2006GastrointestinalST,
  title={[Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: report of three cases and review of the literature].},
  author={Guido Nicola Zangh{\`i} and G Di Stefano and A Strazzanti and Giuseppe Trifoglio Benfatto and Vincenzo Politi and Francesco Basile},
  journal={Il Giornale di chirurgia},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={
          209-13
        }
}
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours are the most common mesenchimal tumours of the gastrointestinal tract. Diagnosis of these tumours is difficult to establish, because symptoms are vague and traditional diagnostic tests are not specific. Natural history remains poorly defined and many criteria have been correlated with prognosis; for instance, some authors have found that GIST localization influences clinical behavior, that has not been confirmed by other authors; actually, tumour size, mitotic… CONTINUE READING