Survival results of a multicentre phase II study to evaluate D2 gastrectomy for gastric cancer

@article{Degiuli2004SurvivalRO,
  title={Survival results of a multicentre phase II study to evaluate D2 gastrectomy for gastric cancer},
  author={Maurizio Degiuli and Mitsuru Sasako and Antonio Ponti and Fabio Calvo},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={90},
  pages={1727 - 1732}
}
Curative resection is the treatment of choice for potentially curable gastric cancer. Two major Western studies in the 1990s failed to show a benefit from D2 dissection. They showed extremely high postoperative mortality after D2 dissection, and were criticised for the potential inadequacy of the pretrial training in the new technique of D2 dissection, prior to the phase III studies being initiated. The inclusion of pancreatectomy and splenectomy in D2 dissection was associated with increased… CONTINUE READING
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