Surgical management of microscopic positive resection margin after gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a systematic review of gastric R1 management.

@article{Aurello2014SurgicalMO,
  title={Surgical management of microscopic positive resection margin after gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a systematic review of gastric R1 management.},
  author={Paolo Aurello and Paolo Magistri and Giuseppe Nigri and Niccolo Petrucciani and Luciano Novi and Laura Antolino and Francesco Antonio d'Angelo and Giovanni Ramacciato},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={6283-8}
}
BACKGROUND The prognosis after a curative resection for gastric cancer is modified by the lymph node involvement, while the prognostic significance of a microscopically-positive resection margin is debated. We systematically reviewed the literature from 1998 to 2013 to describe the role of surgery in the management of gastric cancer with a R1 after gastrectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS The research was systematically performed on Pubmed, EMbase, Cochrane Library, CILEA Archive, BMJ Clinical… CONTINUE READING