[The surgical treatment of gastric carcinoma. Evolution in surgical technique and staging in a series of 194 patients].

@article{Tersigni2004TheST,
  title={[The surgical treatment of gastric carcinoma. Evolution in surgical technique and staging in a series of 194 patients].},
  author={Roberto Tersigni and Luciano Alessandroni and Giovanni Baiano and Roberto Mencacci and Marco Miceli and Alireza Sadighi and Giovanni Sorgi and Salvatore Tremiterra},
  journal={Minerva chirurgica},
  year={2004},
  volume={59 5},
  pages={479-87}
}
AIM Surgery is, at present, the only potentially curative treatment for gastric carcinoma. The curability depends upon the extension and localization of the tumor and, particularly, the lymphatic involvement and the presence of distant metastases. The aim of this paper is to describe the personal experience during the last 2 decades and analyze the results of the surgical approach which has changed over the time. METHODS One-hundred and ninety-four consecutive patients have been reported (127… CONTINUE READING