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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017


Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: Case Series of a Single Institution Experience

Dr. Siddharth Vijay Kalke, Dr. S. N. Somashekhar


Abstract: Gastrointestinal Stromal tumors occur in the entire GI tract and are the most common mesenchymal tumours of the GI tract A great majority of them occur in the stomach (60 % to 70 %) and small intestine (25 % to 35 %), with rare occurrence in the colon and rectum (5 %), oesophagus (<2 %) and appendix. Here is a case series of 21 cases in our institution from Jan 2008 to July 2017 diagnosed as gastrointestinal stromal tumors either pre-operatively or post-operatively and managed surgically. Here are some observations pertaining to gastrointestinal stromal tumors their surgical intervention, histopathological diagnosis and post operative treatment.


Keywords: Gastrointestinal stromal tumour, case series, Gist


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017,


Pages: 2236 - 2238


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Dr. Siddharth Vijay Kalke, Dr. S. N. Somashekhar, "Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: Case Series of a Single Institution Experience", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20176469, Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017, 2236 - 2238

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