Is subdivision of pT2 tumors superior to lymph node metastasis for predicting survival of patients with gastric cancer? Review of 224 patients from four centers.

Bilici A., DANE F., Seker M., Ustaalioglu B. B. O., Aliustaoglu M., Temiz S., ...More

Digestive diseases and sciences, vol.56, no.11, pp.3226-34, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10620-011-1721-z
  • Journal Name: Digestive diseases and sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.3226-34
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


Background The prognostic significance of the subclassification of pT2 tumors and the association of these categories with other clinicopathological factors in gastric cancer patients were investigated.