Surgical treatment of primitive gastro-intestinal lymphomas: a systematic review

  title={Surgical treatment of primitive gastro-intestinal lymphomas: a systematic review},
  author={Roberto Cirocchi and Eriberto Farinella and Stefano Trastulli and D. Cavaliere and Piero Covarelli and Chiara Listorti and Jacopo Desiderio and Francesco Barberini and Nicola Avenia and Antonio Rulli and Giorgio Maria Verdecchia and Giuseppe Noya and Carlo Boselli},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
Primitive Gastrointestinal Lymphomas (PGIL) are uncommon tumours, although time-trend analyses have demonstrated an increase. The role of surgery in the management of lymphoproliferative diseases has changed over the past 40 years. Nowadays their management is centred on systemic treatments as chemo-/radiotherapy. Surgery is restricted to very selected indications, always discussed in a multidisciplinary setting. The aim of this systematic review is to evaluate the actual role of surgery in the… CONTINUE READING
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