oa South African Medical Journal - Oesophagogastrectomy and total gastrectomy for carcinoma of the stomach - a plea for subdiaphragmatic resection
|Article Title||Oesophagogastrectomy and total gastrectomy for carcinoma of the stomach - a plea for subdiaphragmatic resection|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Surgery, Tygerberg Hospital, Parowvallei, CP|
|Publication Date||Nov 1981|
|Pages||773 - 777|
|Keyword(s)||Carcinoma, Gastroenterology, Mortality, Oesophagogastrectomy, Oncology, Resectability rate, Stomach, Surgery and Total gastrectomy|
Carcinoma of the stomach which involves the gastro-oesophageal junction or cardia is usually advanced by the time the diagnosis is made; resection is therefore often only palliative in nature.
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