Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Known as: Stromal Neoplasm of the Digestive Tract, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor of Gastrointestinal Tract, Stromal Tumor of Gastrointestinal Tract 
A stromal tumor that originates from the interstitial cells of Cajal. It may involve any part of the gastrointestinal tract. The majority of cases… (More)
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2015
Review
2015
In the past decade, the addition of molecular diagnosis of mutations and use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), either as… (More)
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Review
2012
Review
2012
BACKGROUND The risk of recurrence of gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) after surgery needs to be estimated when considering… (More)
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2010
2010
Duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are uncommon and relatively small subset of GISTs whose optimal surgical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
diagnosis When small oesophagogastric or duodenal nodules <2 cm in size are detected, endoscopic biopsy may be difficult, and… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Fewer than 15% of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) in pediatric patients harbor KIT or platelet-derived growth factor… (More)
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2006
2006
In the multidisciplinary management of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs), there is a need to coordinate the efforts of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES:The epidemiology of gastrointestinal stromal tumor has not been well examined, and prior studies often provide… (More)
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2000
Review
2000
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are rare tumors of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract that arise from primitive mesenchymal… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND There are great differences in incidence and prognosis of cancer among the component sites of the digestive tract… (More)
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1987
1987
Because of the recent controversy over the histogenesis of gastrointestinal stromal tumors, 170 gastrointestinal tract tumors… (More)
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