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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29870973/gastrointestinal-stromal-tumors-clinical-symptoms-location-metastasis-formation-and-associated-malignancies-in-a-single-center-retrospective-study
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Ali Aghdassi, Agnes Christoph, Frank Dombrowski, Paula Döring, Christoph Barth, Jan Christoph, Markus M Lerch, Peter Simon
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare malignancies but the most common mesenchymal tumors of the digestive tract. Recent advances in diagnostic imaging and an increasing incidence will confront us more frequently with stromal tumors. This single center study aimed to characterize GIST patients in terms of tumor location, clinical presentation, metastasis formation, as well as associated secondary malignancies. METHODS: In a retrospective study, 104 patients with a histologically confirmed diagnosis of GIST, collected between 1993 and 2011, were characterized for several clinical features...
June 5, 2018: Digestive Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29862096/gastric-glomus-tumor-an-uncommon-source-for-an-acute-upper-gi-bleed
#2
Douglas Morte, Jason Bingham, Vance Sohn
Background: Glomus tumors are uncommon mesenchymal neoplasms originating from modified smooth muscle cells in the glomus body. They are generally small, solitary lesions found in the distal extremities. Rarely, involvement in the abdominal viscera can occur. In such cases, hematemesis/melena and epigastric discomfort are the most common initial symptoms. Although gastric glomus tumors can demonstrate malignant behavior, criteria for identifying malignant potential have yet to be established...
2018: Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29859449/a-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumor-of-the-jejunum-presenting-with-an-intratumoral-abscess-a-case-report-and-a-literature-review
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Soichi Ito, Yuma Tsuchitani, Yuro Kim, Souhei Hashimoto, Yuichi Miura, Takuji Uemura, Kazunori Katsura, Takayuki Abe, Koichiro Sato, Hirotaka Kato
INTRODUCTION: Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. The small intestine is the second-most frequent location where GISTs occur after the stomach. Attention should be paid to small intestinal GISTs because they infrequently present with acute abdomen, which necessitates emergency surgery. This report describes a patient with a small intestinal GIST developing a giant intratumoral abscess, in whom emergency surgery was performed...
May 29, 2018: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29766411/gastrointestinal-stromal-tumors-risk-of-recurrence-stratification-by-tumor-volume-is-a-best-predictor-compared-with-risk-based-on-mitosis-and-tumor-size
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Leonardo S Lino-Silva, Patricia Segales-Rojas, Eduardo Aguilar-Cruz, Rosa A Salcedo-Hernández, César Zepeda-Najar
PURPOSE: Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) have the potential to recur and metastasize. Several prognostic schemes have been developed, mostly based on the mitotic count, diameter, and tumor site. However, these systems are not precise enough. The research question was whether the tumor size determined by volumetry allows a better risk stratification than the traditional system, and our aim was to determine the value of tumor volumetry, a feasible and simple parameter, in the recurrence of GIST...
May 16, 2018: Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29755761/distinctive-features-of-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumors-arising-from-the-colon-and-rectum
#5
Rebecca Zhu, Fangfang Liu, Gabriella Grisotti, Javier Pérez-Irizarry, Charles H Cha, Caroline H Johnson, Daniel J Boffa, Dale Han, Kimberly L Johung, Yawei Zhang, Sajid A Khan
Background: Colon and rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare and poorly characterized. Because the majority of treatment guidelines for GISTs are extrapolated from tumors of gastric and small bowel origin, our aim was to better characterize the unique clinicopathologic features and prognostic factors of colon and rectal GISTs to guide clinical care. Methods: The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) was queried from 2006 to 2013 for cases of GISTs in the stomach, colon, and rectum...
April 2018: Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29690663/-expression-of-succinate-dehydrogenase-subunit-protein-in-succinate-dehydrogenase-deficient-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumors
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Y J Zhang, Y H Cheng, L X Guo, N Q Wang, H Liu
Objective: To investigate the expression of succinate dehydrogenase complex subunit protein in succinate dehydrogenase-deficient gastrointestinal stromal tumors (SDH-deficient GISTs). Methods: Three hundred fifty-two cases of GISTs were collected from January 2003 to January 2017 at the Affiliated Hospital of Guizhou Medical University and West China Hospital of Sichuan University.The expression of succinate dehydrogenase subunit protein was detected by immunohistochemical EnVision technique in 352 cases of GISTs, and the negative cases were analyzed for clinicopathologic features and outcome...
April 8, 2018: Zhonghua Bing Li Xue za Zhi Chinese Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29681019/high-percentage-pathological-findings-in-obese-patients-suggest-that-esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy-should-be-made-mandatory-prior-to-bariatric-surgery
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Mizelle D'Silva, Aparna Govil Bhasker, Nimisha S Kantharia, Muffazal Lakdawala
ᅟ: Obesity is a global epidemic and will soon become the number one priority in healthcare management. Bariatric surgery causes a significant improvement in obesity and its related complications. Pre-operative esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (EGD) is done by several bariatric surgical teams across the world but is still not mandatory. AIM: To study the percentage of symptomatic and asymptomatic pathological EGD findings in obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery and to analyze whether these findings influence the eventual choice of bariatric surgery...
April 21, 2018: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29650923/-a-case-of-gastric-gist-with-pathological-complete-response-achieved-by-long-term-chemotherapy-with-imatinib-mesylate
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Junya Kondo, Hikari Chijimatsu, Taiki Kijima, Yukiko Nagashima, Hideto Hayashi, Katsuhiko Morita, Kouichiro Sakata, Mihoko Setoguchi
A 78-year-old woman was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal stromal tumor(GIST)of the stomach, gradually increasing from 5 years prior. The tumor was suspected to invade the pancreatic body tail and spleen, as observed with computed tomography. Because the patient refused to undergo resection, we administered imatinib mesylate for 6 years. Since early rectal cancer was revealed, the patient was referred for resection and underwent laparoscopic low anterior resection and partial gastrectomy. Histopathologically, the tumor was replaced by tissues with myxomatous changes, and no viable tumor cells were detected...
March 2018: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29643676/discordant-primary-resistance-to-imatinib-mesylate-in-the-same-individual-and-splenic-involvement-in-recurring-gastric-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumors-assessment-by-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron-emission-tomography-computed-tomography
#9
Preeti Fargose, Sandip Basu
Discordant primary resistance and response of the metastatic lesions in the same individual coupled with splenic involvement in gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are relatively uncommon. We herein report such a case of recurring GIST of the stomach that presented with the involvement of spleen with 18 F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (FDG PET-CT) imaging documentation. Ultrasonography-guided fine needle aspiration cytology from the splenic and paravesical lesions demonstrated metastatic spindle cell tumor consistent with diagnosis of metastasis from GIST of the stomach...
April 2018: Indian Journal of Nuclear Medicine: IJNM: the Official Journal of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29629225/igg4-related-disease-in-the-stomach-which-was-confused-with-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumor-gist-two-case-reports-and-review-of-the-literature
#10
Ho Seok Seo, Yoon Ju Jung, Cho Hyun Park, Kyo Young Song, Eun Sun Jung
Immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is an immune-mediated fibro-inflammatory disorder characterized by specific pathological findings and elevated serum IgG4 level. IgG4-RD in the stomach is rare, and occasionally diagnosed as gastric subepithelial tumor (SET) by endoscopy or computed tomography scan. Two female patients in the age group of 40-50 years were diagnosed with 4 cm sized gastric SET. One underwent laparoscopic gastric wedge resection. Another one had a history of subtotal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura with oral steroids administration...
March 2018: Journal of Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29595183/gastrointestinal-stromal-tumours-of-stomach-robot-assisted-excision-with-the-da-vinci-surgical-system-regardless-of-size-and-location-site
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Niccolo Furbetta, Matteo Palmeri, Simone Guadagni, Gregorio Di Franco, Desirée Gianardi, Saverio Latteri, Emanuele Marciano, Andrea Moglia, Alfred Cuschieri, Giulio Di Candio, Franco Mosca, Luca Morelli
AIMS: The role of minimally invasive surgery of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) of the stomach remains uncertain especially for large and/or difficult located tumours. We are hereby presenting a single-centre series of robot-assisted resections using the da Vinci Surgical System (Si or Xi). SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Data of patients undergoing robot-assisted treatment of gastric GIST were retrieved from the prospectively collected institutional database and a retrospective analysis was performed...
March 23, 2018: Journal of Minimal Access Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29575341/coexistence-of-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumor-and-leiomyosarcoma-of-the-stomach-presenting-as-a-collision-tumor-a-case-report-and-review-of-literature
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Hiroki Kitagawa, Mayumi Kaneko, Mikihiro Kano, Yuta Ibuki, Vishwa Jeet Amatya, Yukio Takeshima, Naoki Hirabayashi, Seiichi Hirota
Collision tumor of the stomach is rare. We report a rare case of a gastric collision tumor consisting of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) and leiomyosarcoma (LMS). Computed tomography scan revealed a 15 cm sized mass in the posterior wall of the body of the stomach. Gross examination of the wedge resection specimen showed the tumor located in the muscularis propria with extramural protrusion into the peritoneal cavity and the gastric cavity with geographic necrosis, hemorrhage, and mucosal ulceration...
May 2018: Pathology International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29558033/management-of-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumors-a-10-year-experience-of-a-single-surgical-department
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Dariusz Janczak, Jacek Rać, Wiktor Pawłowski, Tadeusz Dorobisz, Agnieszka Ziomek, Dawid Janczak, Michał Leśniak, Mariusz Chabowski
BACKGROUND: Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the digestive system. The primary location of GISTs is mainly the gastrointestinal system. Clinical symptoms are nonspecific and mainly depend on the location and size of the tumor. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to conduct a clinical and pathological analysis of 18 cases of GISTs from the medical records of the Department of Surgery at the 4th Military Teaching Hospital in Wrocław, Poland...
March 20, 2018: Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine: Official Organ Wroclaw Medical University
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29545720/prognostic-factors-of-primary-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumors-a-cohort-study-based-on-high-volume-centers
#14
Xuechao Liu, Haibo Qiu, Peng Zhang, Xingyu Feng, Tao Chen, Yong Li, Kaixiong Tao, Guoxin Li, Xiaowei Sun, Zhiwei Zhou
Objective: We aimed to evaluate the clinicopathologic characteristics, immunohistochemical expression and prognostic factors of patients with primary gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs). Methods: Data from 2,570 consecutive GIST patients from four medical centers in China (January 2001-December 2015) were reviewed. Survival curves were constructed by the Kaplan-Meier method, and Cox regression models were used to identify independent prognostic factors. Results: Of the included patients, 1,375 (53...
February 2018: Chinese Journal of Cancer Research, Chung-kuo Yen Cheng Yen Chiu
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29507015/the-mass-effect-of-a-slowly-growing-gist
#15
Deepali Prakash, Leandro Siragusa, Saj Wajed, Antonio Manzelli
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are typically defined as solid masses arising from the GI tract, most commonly from the stomach and small intestine. They seldom present in a cystic form. Management of cystic masses arising from the GI tract may pose a diagnostic predicament. We had one such case that presented itself with complaints of a slow growing intra-abdominal mass. An ultrasound scan demonstrated a thick-walled cystic lesion arising from the pelvis. Further imaging evaluations in the form of a CT scan revealed a complex large cystic mass arising from left upper quadrant (see Figure 1)...
March 5, 2018: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29499127/submucosal-tunnel-endoscopic-resection-for-extraluminal-tumors-a-novel-endoscopic-method-for-en-bloc-resection-of-predominant-extraluminal-growing-subepithelial-tumors-or-extra-gastrointestinal-tumors-with-videos
#16
Ming-Yan Cai, Bo-Qun Zhu, Mei-Dong Xu, Wen-Zheng Qin, Yi-Qun Zhang, Wei-Feng Chen, Marie Ooi, Quan-Lin Li, Li-Qing Yao, Ping-Hong Zhou
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The management of subepithelial tumors with a predominant extraluminal growth pattern or extra-GI tumors can be challenging and traditionally requires a surgical resection that is not only invasive but may carry a significant risk of morbidity and mortality. We aimed to assess the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of a novel endoscopic technique termed submucosal tunnel endoscopic resection for extraluminal tumors (STER-ET). METHODS: We prospectively enrolled patients who underwent STER-ET for GI subepithelial tumors with a predominant extraluminal growth pattern or extra-GI tumors located at the level of cardia or the proximal part of the lesser curvature of the stomach seen on cross-sectional imaging between January 2016 and March 2017...
February 27, 2018: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29487722/prognostic-role-of-the-primary-tumour-site-in-patients-with-operable-small-intestine-and-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumours-a-large-population-based-analysis
#17
Hua Ye, Hua Xin, Qi Zheng, Qijun Shen, Wenyu Dai, Feng Wu, Cheng Zheng, Ping Chen
The postoperative recurrence risk of gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) should be estimated when considering adjuvant systemic therapy. Previous studies in the literature have suggested that small intestinal GISTs are more aggressive than gastric GISTs. We assessed the prognostic role of the primary tumour site in patients with operable GIST to compare the outcomes of gastric and small intestinal GISTs over a decade of treatment. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database was queried for cases of gastric and small intestinal GISTs between 2004 and 2014 using the GIST-specific histology code (ICD-O-3 code 8936), and only patients with tissues sampled by surgical resection were selected for this study...
January 30, 2018: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29483926/the-effect-of-marital-status-on-survival-of-patients-with-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumors-a-seer-database-analysis
#18
Wei Song, Chuan Tian
Background: Marital status has been reported to be a prognostic factor in multiple malignancies. However, its prognostic value on gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) have not yet been determined. The objective of the present analysis was to assess the effects of marital status on survival in patients with GISTs. Methods: The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database was used to analyze 6195 patients who were diagnosed with GISTs from 2001 to 2014...
2018: Gastroenterology Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29478742/clinical-and-pathological-features-of-small-gist-%C3%A2-2-cm-what-is-their-prognostic-value
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Juan Ángel Fernández, Álvaro Jesús Gómez-Ruiz, Vicente Olivares, Belén Ferri, Maria Dolores Frutos, Teresa Soria, Pedro José Gil, Gloria Torres, Pascual Parrilla
INTRODUCTION: Small GIST (<2 cm) are tumors whose biological behavior is benign and frequently involutes. Despite their increasing incidence, few studies have addressed the characteristics of these GIST. The aim of this work is to clarify the management of this entity. PATIENTS AND METHOD: The characteristics of ≤2 cm GIST were initially described, and then compared with those >2 cm. This series comprises 104 patients and they were divided according to tumor size in 4 groups: tumors which are ≤2 cm (group 1, G1), >2 and ≤ 5 cm (G2), >5 and ≤ 10 cm (G3) and >10 cm (G4)...
May 2018: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29443783/giant-gist-of-the-stomach-a-successful-case-of-safe-resection-with-preoperative-simulation-using-three-dimensional-ct-angiography-case-report
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Kentaro Matsuo, Masaya Inoue, Yasutsugu Shirai, Tatsuki Kataoka, Shuji Kagota, Kohei Taniguchi, Sang-Woong Lee, Kazuhisa Uchiyama
RATIONALE: We report a very rare case of safely resectable giant gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) with preoperative three-dimensional computed tomography (3D-CT) angiography in spite of no neoadjuvant treatment. PATIENT'S CONCERN: A 71-year-old woman presented to our hospital with an abdominal giant tumor. As this giant tumor could not be accurately diagnosed by preoperative investigation, we had to perform her surgical treatment without neoadjuvant treatment...
February 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
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