Proximal gastrectomy versus total gastrectomy for proximal third gastric cancer: total gastrectomy is not always necessary

@article{Sugoor2016ProximalGV,
  title={Proximal gastrectomy versus total gastrectomy for proximal third gastric cancer: total gastrectomy is not always necessary},
  author={Pavan Sugoor and Sanket S. Shah and Rohit R. Dusane and Ashwin L Desouza and Mahesh Goel and Shailesh Vinayak Shrikhande},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={401},
  pages={687-697}
}
BackgroundThe appropriate extent of gastric resection for patients with proximal third gastric cancer is controversial. This study addresses whether the choice of surgical strategy (proximal gastrectomy [PG] versus total gastrectomy [TG]) influences the outcomes for proximal third gastric adenocarcinoma.Materials and methodsReview of prospective database at Tata Memorial Hospital from January 2010 to December 2012 identified 343 patients diagnosed and treated for gastric cancer. Of these, 75… CONTINUE READING
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