Histologic characterization and improved prognostic evaluation of 209 gastric neuroendocrine neoplasms.

@article{Rosa2011HistologicCA,
  title={Histologic characterization and improved prognostic evaluation of 209 gastric neuroendocrine neoplasms.},
  author={Stefano La Rosa and Frediano Inzani and Alessandro Vanoli and Catherine Klersy and Linda Dainese and Guido Rindi and Carlo Capella and Cesare Bordi and Enrico Solcia},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={1373-84}
}
Gastric neuroendocrine neoplasms differ considerably in histology, clinicopathologic background, stage, and patient outcome, implying a wide spectrum of therapeutic options, hence the need for improved diagnostic and prognostic criteria to select appropriate therapy. Here, we tested the European NeuroEndocrine Tumor Society and the novel World Health Organization 2010 grade and stage classifications together with additional clinicopathologic and histologic parameters in a series of 209 gastric… CONTINUE READING