[Evaluation of splenectomy in total gastrectomy for gastric cancer].

Abstract

It has been well accepted that extensive prophylactic lymphadenectomy is certainly effective for elevating cure rate after gastric cancer surgery, however, regarding to the prophylactic splenectomy the arguments are controversial. We studied the value of splenectomy in total gastrectomy for gastric cancer by examining the late survival rates, the accuracy… (More)

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@article{Tamada1985EvaluationOS, title={[Evaluation of splenectomy in total gastrectomy for gastric cancer].}, author={Ryuichiro Tamada and Keizo Sugimachi and Tomio Okamura and Yoshihide Hiramoto and Takayuki Notsuka and Daisuke Korenaga and Koiti Inokuchi}, journal={Nihon Geka Gakkai zasshi}, year={1985}, volume={86 9}, pages={1124-7} }