Clinical presentation, endoscopic features, treatment and prognosis of synchronous upper gastrointestinal malignancies.

@article{Bai2012ClinicalPE,
  title={Clinical presentation, endoscopic features, treatment and prognosis of synchronous upper gastrointestinal malignancies.},
  author={Yu Bai and Duo Wu Zou and Zhao Shen Li},
  journal={Journal of digestive diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          19-23
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To study the clinical presentation, endoscopic features and prognosis of patients with synchronous upper gastrointestinal (GI) cancers. METHODS A prospective database review of consecutive patients with synchronous upper GI malignancies was performed in a tertiary university hospital endoscopy unit. Gender, age, symptoms and cancer sites, endoscopic and pathological findings, as well as the long-term survival of these patients were analyzed. RESULTS A total of 64 patients with a… CONTINUE READING
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