Management and clinical outcomes of type I gastric carcinoid patients: retrospective, multicenter study in Japan.

@article{Sato2014ManagementAC,
  title={Management and clinical outcomes of type I gastric carcinoid patients: retrospective, multicenter study in Japan.},
  author={Yuichi Sato and Hiroshi Imamura and Yasuharu Kaizaki and Wasaburo Koizumi and Kenji Ishido and Koichi Kurahara and Haruhisa Suzuki and Junko Fujisaki and Katsuya Hirakawa and Osamu Hosokawa and Masanori Ito and Michio Kaminishi and T Furuta and Tsutomu Chiba and Ken Haruma},
  journal={Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={377-84}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Type I gastric carcinoids (TIGC) are associated with chronic atrophic gastritis (CAG) with hypergastrinemia and hyperplasia of enterochromaffin-like cells. Several treatment options are currently available for these tumors including total gastrectomy, partial resection, antrectomy, endoscopic resection and endoscopic surveillance. The present study evaluated different treatment approaches and clinical outcomes of patients with TIGC in Japan. METHODS Between 1991 and 2011… CONTINUE READING

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