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Upper Gastrointestinal Surgey

T Uematsu, H Kitamura, M Iwase, H Tomono, M Nakamura, K Yamashita, H Ogura
We describe an 86-year-old woman with a long survival following surgey for a massive retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenocarcinoma and a synchronous gastric carcinoma. Computed tomography showed a huge tumor with septation and calcification. Upper gastrointestinal radiography showed the additional gastric lesion. At operation, the 23 x 20 x 12-cm retroperitoneal tumor had ruptured. Tumor resection and distal gastrectomy including regional lymph nodes were performed. Mucinous peritoneal implants were removed as completely as possible...
January 2000: Journal of Surgical Oncology
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