Morbidity and mortality after D2 gastrectomy for gastric cancer: results of the Italian Gastric Cancer Study Group prospective multicenter surgical study.

@article{Degiuli1998MorbidityAM,
  title={Morbidity and mortality after D2 gastrectomy for gastric cancer: results of the Italian Gastric Cancer Study Group prospective multicenter surgical study.},
  author={Maurizio Degiuli and Mitsuru Sasako and Antonio Ponti and Tito Soldati and F Danese and Fabio Calvo},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={1490-3}
}
PURPOSE To investigate whether pancreas preservation together with a strict quality-control system could ameliorate the outcome of D2 resections for gastric cancer in Western patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Italian patients with potentially curable proven adenocarcinoma of the stomach were registered from nine general and/or university hospitals in the area of Turin, Northern Italy. The study was performed according to the guidelines of the Japanese Research Society for Gastric Cancer (JRSGC… CONTINUE READING