Two-stage radical gastrectomy for perforated gastric cancer☆

@article{Lehnert2000TwostageRG,
  title={Two-stage radical gastrectomy for perforated gastric cancer☆},
  author={Thomas Lehnert and Klaus Buhl and Margret Dueck and U. G. Hinz and Ch Herfarth},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 8},
  pages={780-4}
}
INTRODUCTION Perforation represents a severe complication of gastric cancer. Because it is rare, only few data are available regarding treatment and prognosis. METHODS Patients with perforated gastric cancer were identified from two prospective registers of gastric cancer and of gastroduodenal ulcer. RESULTS Between February 1982 and June 1999 23 patients with perforated gastric cancer were treated surgically. This corresponds to only 1.8% of 1273 patients presenting with gastric cancer… CONTINUE READING

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