Segmental duodenectomy for gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the duodenum.

  title={Segmental duodenectomy for gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the duodenum.},
  author={Nicolas Buchs and Pascal Bucher and Pascal A Gervaz and Sandrine Ostermann and François Pugin and Philippe M Morel},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={16 22},
AIM To evaluate the results of segmental duodenectomy (SD) and pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) and help clinicians with surgical management. METHODS All patients who underwent surgery for non-metastatic GIST of the duodenum in a single institution since 2000 were prospectively followed up. Seven patients (median age 51 years, range: 41-73 years) were enrolled: five underwent SD and two underwent PD. RESULTS All the patients had a complete… CONTINUE READING


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