Predictors of peritoneal carcinomatosis in patients with gastric cancer treated at a single institution in Brazil.

@article{Fanelli2009PredictorsOP,
  title={Predictors of peritoneal carcinomatosis in patients with gastric cancer treated at a single institution in Brazil.},
  author={Marcello Ferretti Fanelli and Tadeu F de Paiva and Milton J. B. Silva and Carlos Frederico Lopes Benevides and Andr{\'e}a Paiva Gadelha Guimar{\~a}es and Daniel Luiz Gimenes and Edilson D. Pinheiro and Jos{\'e} Augusto Rinck and Ulisses Ribaldo Nicolau and Solange Moraes Sanches and Celso A L Mello and Aldo Lourenço Abbade Dettino and Marcelo de Souza Cruz and Leila Maria M P de Melo and Maria Nirvana da Cruz Formiga and Vladmir Cl{\'a}udio Cordeiro de Lima and Ludmilla Thom{\'e} Domingos Chinen},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={100 6},
  pages={452-5}
}
BACKGROUND Peritoneal carcinomatosis is a common pattern of recurrence in gastric cancer and is associated with a poor prognosis. Determining predictive factors for peritoneal recurrence can help the selection of patients suitable for more aggressive treatment strategies. METHODS A retrospective chart review of 162 patients diagnosed with gastric cancer with no peritoneal carcinomatosis and treated at a single institution in Brazil from January 1994 to December 2004 was carried out… CONTINUE READING