Proximal gastrectomy as the surgical procedure of choice for upper gastric carcinoma.

Abstract

To assess the efficacy of proximal gastrectomy in the treatment of upper gastric carcinoma, we analyzed clinical data from patients with lesions confined to the upper third of the stomach (group 1) and from patients with lesions which, while primarily located in the upper portion of the stomach, showed spread to the body of the stomach (group 2). Patients… (More)

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@article{Kaibara1987ProximalGA, title={Proximal gastrectomy as the surgical procedure of choice for upper gastric carcinoma.}, author={Nanako Kaibara and Okio Nishimura and Hideaki Nishidoi and Osamu de Sandes Kimura and Satoko Koga}, journal={Journal of surgical oncology}, year={1987}, volume={36 2}, pages={110-2} }