The progression potential of peritoneal dissemination nodules from gastrointestinal tumors.

@article{Yamauchi2011ThePP,
  title={The progression potential of peritoneal dissemination nodules from gastrointestinal tumors.},
  author={Hayato Yamauchi and Toshinaga Suto and Wakako Kigure and Hiroki Kurihara Morita and Toshihide Kato and R Nreina Yajima and Takaaki Fujii and Satoru Yamaguchi and Soichi Tsutsumi and Takayuki Asao and Hiroyuki Kuwano},
  journal={International surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={96 4},
  pages={352-7}
}
It is necessary to examine the characteristics of the dissemination nodules to establish a therapeutic strategy for peritoneal dissemination from digestive malignancy. Ki-67 expression as a proliferation marker in peritoneal dissemination nodules was investigated. The subjects were 15 patients with gastrointestinal cancers who underwent resection of the primary tumor and disseminated nodules. The expression of Ki-67 in both primary tumor and peritoneal dissemination nodule from each patient was… CONTINUE READING
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