Gastric Cancer: D2 Dissection or Low Maruyama Index-Based Surgery-a Debate

Harold O. Douglass, Scott A Hundahl, John S. Macdonald, Vijay P. Khatri

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This article provides perspectives on the surgical approaches required optimally to manage patients with respectable gastric adenocarcinoma. The status of techniques of surgical resection in the management of gastric cancer is reviewed. The premise of this approach is that extended gastrectomy with D2 lymph node dissection is good. Also addressed are prognostic and predictive factors in the surgical treatment of stomach cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)133-155
Number of pages23
JournalSurgical Oncology Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Surgery


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