Cardia carcinoma considered as a distinct clinical entity.

@article{Husemann1989CardiaCC,
  title={Cardia carcinoma considered as a distinct clinical entity.},
  author={Bernhard Husemann},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={76 2},
  pages={
          136-9
        }
}
From 1 January 1969 until 31 December 1985, gastric resections were performed in 937 patients with carcinoma of the stomach and 422 patients with carcinoma of the cardia. During this period, the general frequency of cardia carcinoma increased continuously from 6.6 per cent (1969-71) to 37.5 per cent (1984-85) and a corresponding decrease of carcinomas in other sites was observed. Early carcinomas (pT1) of the oesophageal margin (n = 10, 2.4 per cent) were diagnosed less often than early… CONTINUE READING