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Adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia: what is the optimal surgical approach?

Authors
  • Ito, Hiromichi1
  • Clancy, Thomas E
  • Osteen, Robert T
  • Swanson, Richard S
  • Bueno, Raphael
  • Sugarbaker, David J
  • Ashley, Stanley W
  • Zinner, Michael J
  • Whang, Edward E
  • 1 Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
December 2004
Volume
199
Issue
6
Pages
880–886
Identifiers
PMID: 15555971
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Achieving R0 resection should be the goal of surgical therapy for the gastric cardial cancer. The surgical approach should be tailored to individual patients to achieve this goal.

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