Treatment Results of Small Intestinal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Less than 10 cm in Diameter: A Comparison between Laparoscopy and Open Surgery

@inproceedings{Ihn2012TreatmentRO,
  title={Treatment Results of Small Intestinal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Less than 10 cm in Diameter: A Comparison between Laparoscopy and Open Surgery},
  author={Kyong Ihn and Woo Jin Hyung and Hyoung-Il Kim and Ji Yeong An and Jong Won Kim and Jae-Ho Cheong and Dong Sup Yoon and Seung Ho Choi and Sung Hoon Noh},
  booktitle={Journal of gastric cancer},
  year={2012}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the technical feasibility and oncologic safety, we assessed the short-term and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic resection of the small bowel gastrointestinal stromal tumors smaller than 5 cm by comparing those of open surgery by subgroup analysis based on tumor size. MATERIALS AND METHODS From November 1993 to January 2011, 41 laparoscopic resections were performed among the 95 patients who underwent resection of small intestine ≤10 cm in diameter. The clinicopathologic… CONTINUE READING