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  • Published in Hepato-gastroenterology 2007

Prognostic significance of macroscopic serosal invasion in advanced gastric cancer.

@article{Yasuda2007PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of macroscopic serosal invasion in advanced gastric cancer.},
  author={Kazuhiro Yasuda and Norio Shiraishi and Masafumi Inomata and Hidefumi Shiroshita and Koichi Izumi and Seigo Kitano},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={54 79},
  pages={
          2028-31
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Although histologic invasion of the gastric serosa is associated with poor prognosis in patients with gastric cancer, the prognostic significance of macroscopic invasion of the serosa is not clear. The aim of this study was to clarify the clinical significance of macroscopic serosal invasion in advanced gastric cancer. METHODOLOGY Clinicopathologic data from 257 patients who underwent curative gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer was analyzed to evaluate the prognostic… CONTINUE READING

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