A systematic review of the accuracy and utility of peritoneal cytology in patients with gastric cancer

Abstract

There is lack of uniformity in the utilization of peritoneal cytology in gastric cancer management. The identification of intraperitoneal free cancer cells (IFCCs) is believed to confer poor prognosis. However, while some of these patients are palliated, others may undergo more aggressive therapies. In this review, we aimed to identify and synthesize… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10120-011-0071-z

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