Prognostic re-evaluation of peritoneal lavage cytology in Japanese patients with gastric carcinoma.

@article{Yamamoto2009PrognosticRO,
  title={Prognostic re-evaluation of peritoneal lavage cytology in Japanese patients with gastric carcinoma.},
  author={Manabu Yamamoto and Ayumi Matsuyama and Toshifumi Kameyama and Masahiro Okamoto and Jin Okazaki and Tohru Utsunomiya and Shinichi Tsutsui and Megumu Fujiwara and Teruyoshi Ishida},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2009},
  volume={56 89},
  pages={261-5}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The aim of the present study was to re-evaluate CY(+) with gastric carcinoma in Japanese patients to identify the characteristics that might distinguish patients with a poor prognosis from those with an intermediate prognosis among CY(+) patients. METHODOLOGY CY(+) was found in 56 of 566 patients (9.9%) who had undergone surgery for gastric carcinoma between January 2000 and December 2006. The 56 patients with CY(+) were classified into four groups: group A, P(-)CY(+) (n = 10… CONTINUE READING
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