Corpus ID: 20138821

The effect of extended lymphadenectomy on survival in patients with gastric adenocarcinoma.

@article{Volpe1995TheEO,
  title={The effect of extended lymphadenectomy on survival in patients with gastric adenocarcinoma.},
  author={C. Volpe and J. Koo and S. M. Miloro and D. Driscoll and H. Nava and H. Douglass},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={1995},
  volume={181 1},
  pages={
          56-64
        }
}
BACKGROUND In the United States of America, the five-year survival rate among patients surviving curative resection for gastric carcinoma will range between 20 and 25 percent. In Japan, early diagnosis and an aggressive surgical approach including planned lymph node dissection has resulted in the five-year survival rate exceeding 50 percent for all patients with newly diagnosed gastric carcinoma. This report is a retrospective review evaluating the effect of extended lymph node dissection (D2… Expand
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