Fluoroscopic-guided in vivo gastric mapping for assessment of gastric carcinoma.

RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES The authors seek to determine if a new method of combining fluoroscopy and nasogastric biopsy can demonstrate the existence and boundary limits of a known gastric carcinoma or its premalignant conditions. The study is performed in hopes of avoiding unnecessary surgery or limiting resection. METHODS Two cases are presented to… CONTINUE READING