Surgical treatment of recurrent gastric cancer

  title={Surgical treatment of recurrent gastric cancer},
  author={{\'A}lvaro D{\'i}az De Lia{\~n}o and Concepci{\'o}n Y{\'a}rnoz and Ruben Aguilar and Cristina Artieda and H{\'e}ctor Ortiz},
  journal={Gastric Cancer},
The value of programs to detect recurrence of a previously operated gastric cancer is a controversial subject. D2 lymphadenectomy achieves better local control and a lower local recurrence rate than D1 lymphadenectomy. The results achieved with surgical treatment of recurrent gastric cancer in a series of 126 consecutive patients who had been treated with gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy are reported. In-hospital mortality was 1.6%. Follow-up of the remaining 124 patients for a median period… CONTINUE READING

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