Image-based Approach for Surgical Resection of Gastric Submucosal Tumors

@inproceedings{Kim2010ImagebasedAF,
  title={Image-based Approach for Surgical Resection of Gastric Submucosal Tumors},
  author={Yoo-Min Kim and Joon Seok Lim and Jie-Hyun Kim and Woo Jin Hyung and Sung Hoon Noh},
  booktitle={Journal of gastric cancer},
  year={2010}
}
PURPOSE This study was done to evaluate the usefulness of preoperative computed tomography (CT) and intraoperative laparoscopic ultrasound to facilitate treatment of gastric submucosal tumors. MATERIALS AND METHODS The feasibility of laparoscopic wedge resection as determined by CT findings of tumor size, location, and growth pattern was correlated with surgical findings in 89 consecutive operations. The role of laparoscopic ultrasound for tumor localization was analyzed. RESULTS Twenty… CONTINUE READING