Progression of remnant gastric cancer is associated with duration of follow-up following distal gastrectomy.


AIM To re-evaluate the recent clinicopathological features of remnant gastric cancer (RGC) and to develop desirable surveillance programs. METHODS Between 1997 and 2008, 1149 patients underwent gastrectomy for gastric cancer at the Department of Digestive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan. Of these, 33 patients underwent gastrectomy… (More)
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i22.2832