Palliative gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer.

@article{Hanazaki2001PalliativeGF,
  title={Palliative gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer.},
  author={Kazuhiro Hanazaki and Harutsugu Sodeyama and Yasuhisa Mochizuki and Jun Igarashi and Shigekazu Yokoyama and Yoshihisa Sode and Masayuki Wakabayashi and Naohiro Kawamura and Tatsuya Miyazaki},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2001},
  volume={48 37},
  pages={285-9}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Although palliative gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer may be favorable in selected patients presenting with bleeding and obstruction, little has been reported about the clinical significance of palliative gastrectomy, including prognosis. METHODOLOGY A retrospective comparison between 84 patients with palliative gastrectomy (PG group… CONTINUE READING