VOLUME 30 - NUMBER 51 - 2009

Experience on surgical treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) of the stomach

  • Orsenigo E., Gazzetta P., Di Palo S., Tamburini A., Staudacher C.
  • Articolo Originale, 118-118
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  • We analyzed 75 cases of surgically treated gastric GIST. The surgical approach we employed was determined by tumor localization and size. 37,3% of the patients underwent a laparoscopic procedure. No statistically significance in relapse and mortality rate was observed between laparoscopic and laparotomica group.

  • KEY WORDS: GIST, stomach, minimally invasive surgery.