Correlation of DNA ploidy and clinical outcome in Borrmann type 4 gastric carcinoma.

The correlation between DNA ploidy pattern and clinical outcome was studied in 76 patients with Borrmann type 4 gastric carcinomas. Twenty-six tumors were diploid, and 50 tumors were aneuploid. There was no correlation among DNA ploidy and histologic type, lymph-node status, wall invasion, or clinical stage. The incidence of vascular invasion in the… CONTINUE READING