A clinicopathological study of gastric stump carcinoma following proximal gastrectomy

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We aimed to clarify the frequency and clinicopathological characteristics of gastric stump carcinoma following proximal gastrectomy. Three-hundred and sixteen patients who had undergone curative proximal gastrectomy over a 21-year period from January 1984 through December 2004 were reviewed. Gastric stump carcinoma was observed in 17 patients (5.4%). The… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10120-009-0502-2

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