Laparoscopic versus open gastric resections for primary gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs): A size-matched comparison Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
  • Laparoscopy

abstract

  • When matched for tumor size, laparoscopic resection of primary gastric GISTs ≤8 cm results in shorter hospital stays with similar OR time while maintaining sound oncologic outcomes compared with open resection.

publication date

  • June 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4986692

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-010-1517-y

PubMed ID

  • 21207158

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1599

end page

  • 605

volume

  • 18

number

  • 6