Management protocol for scirrhous gastric cancer.

  title={Management protocol for scirrhous gastric cancer.},
  author={Masahide Ikeguchi and Osamu Yamamoto and Nobuaki Kaibara},
  journal={In vivo},
  volume={18 5},
BACKGROUND The prognosis for patients with scirrhous gastric cancer (SGC) is extremely poor. However, the management protocol for this type of cancer has not been well discussed. In this study, we retrospectively evaluated the management of SGC and we introduced a new treatment protocol for SGC. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between 1991 and 2001, 58 patients with SGC were treated. Thirty-nine, who underwent gastrectomy, were divided into 3 sub-groups according to peritoneal metastasis (P) and… CONTINUE READING
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