The radiology of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST)

  • D Michael King
  • Published 2005 in
    Cancer imaging : the official publication of the…

Abstract

Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) comprise a group of smooth muscle mesenchymal alimentary tract tumours of variable malignancy. Recently, the pathophysiology and radiology of these tumours has generated enormous interest following the discovery of a specific, highly effective, chemotherapeutic agent in the form of ST-571 (Imatinib; Glivec, Novartis… (More)

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