Prognostic criteria in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a single center experience retrospective analysis

@inproceedings{Tanimine2012PrognosticCI,
  title={Prognostic criteria in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a single center experience retrospective analysis},
  author={Naoki Tanimine and Kazuaki Tanabe and Takahisa Suzuki and Noriaki Tokumoto and Hideki Ohdan},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are morphologically and clinically heterogeneous tumors, and their biological behavior is difficult to predict, ranging from clinically benign to malignant. The aim of our study was to reanalyze the value of the commonly used prognostic criteria and recently reported nomogram in predicting disease recurrence in patients with primary resectable GISTs. METHODS The clinicopathological features of 60 patients with GISTs who underwent surgical… CONTINUE READING
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