Is extended lymphadenectomy valuable in palliatively gastrectomized patients with gastric cancer and simultaneous peritoneal metastasis?

@article{Kikuchi2000IsEL,
  title={Is extended lymphadenectomy valuable in palliatively gastrectomized patients with gastric cancer and simultaneous peritoneal metastasis?},
  author={Shiro Kikuchi and Yasuaki Arai and Nobuyuki Kobayashi and Hiroshi Tsukamoto and Hitoshi Shimao and Yuzuru Sakakibara and Yoshiki Hiki and Akira Kakita},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2000},
  volume={47 32},
  pages={563-6}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The optimal extent of lymphadenectomy in patients with gastric cancer and simultaneous peritoneal metastasis upon non-curative resection remains unclear. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of extended lymphadenectomy in palliatively gastrectomized patients with gastric cancer and simultaneous peritoneal metastasis. METHODOLOGY The significance and limit of extended lymphadenectomy according to the extent of peritoneal metastasis was analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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