Gastric linitis plastica: which role for surgical resection?

Fausto Rosa, C Pedrazzani, D Marrelli, F Pacelli, M Di Cosmo, G Mura, F Bettarini, G De Manzoni, F. Roviello

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The role of surgery for gastric linitis plastica (GLP) is questioned. This study aimed to analyze our experience in the surgical treatment of GLP with specific reference to the resectability rate, prognosis, and mode of recurrence.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56-60
Number of pages5
JournalGastric Cancer
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Linitis Plastica
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Prognosis
  • Stomach Neoplasms
  • Survival Rate
  • Treatment Outcome


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