Gastric linitis plastica: which role for surgical resection?

Abstract

The role of surgery for gastric linitis plastica (GLP) is questioned. This study aimed to analyze our experience in the surgical treatment of GLP with specific reference to the resectability rate, prognosis, and mode of recurrence. Results of surgery were analyzed in 102 patients with GLP. Of the 102 patients, 92 underwent surgical exploration, with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10120-011-0063-z

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