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Esophageal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

Known as: Esophageal GIST 
A gastrointestinal stromal tumor that arises from the esophagus. The majority are spindle cell tumors that exhibit high mitotic activity and affect… Expand
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2015
2015
OBJECTIVE The primary objective was to evaluate the feasibility of surgical enucleation of esophageal gastrointestinal stromal… Expand
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2014
2014
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) rarely arise in the esophagus, where carcinoma is the most common malignant neoplasm and… Expand
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2014
2014
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare mesenchymal neoplasms of the gastrointestinal tract. Less than 1% occurs in the… Expand
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2013
2013
Introduction. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the esophagus are rare. Case Presentation. This is a case of a 50-year-old male… Expand
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2011
2011
Abstract Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) is a high-risk factor for pulmonary complications in esophageal surgery. We… Expand
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2010
2010
We report the case of a woman with intracranial metastasis from an esophageal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) with the… Expand
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2010
2010
We report a case of a 72-year-old woman with an esophageal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) with regional lymph node… Expand
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2009
2009
Despite development of novel chemotherapy for gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs), complete resection remains the gold… Expand
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2006
2006
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors GISTs are cellular spindle, or epithelioid tumors that occur in the stomach, intestine, and… Expand
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2005
2005
We present a case of esophageal gastrointestinal stromal tumor presenting as gastrointestinal bleeding. 
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