The value and present indications of staging laparotomy in Hodgkin's disease.

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From December 1971 to December 1976 224 patients with Hodgkin's disease underwent diagnostic laparotomy and splenectomy under a multidisciplinary protocol of treatment. In 149/224 (66.5%) the clinical stage of the disease was confirmed, whereas in 75/224 (33.5%) it was modified after surgery. In 7.6% of the patients (17/224) there were postoperative… (More)

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@article{Lise1978TheVA, title={The value and present indications of staging laparotomy in Hodgkin's disease.}, author={M C Lise and Davide Oscar Nitti and Michelangelo Fiorentino and G. Ricci and Eligio Grigoletto and Amy P Orsini and Vinicio Fosser and C. R. Rossi}, journal={Tumori}, year={1978}, volume={64 6}, pages={621-30} }