SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.60 número5Cirugía percutánea de la litiasis coraliformeResultados de la quimioterapia adyuvante en cancer de colon índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Revista chilena de cirugía

versión On-line ISSN 0718-4026

Resumen

VENTURELLI M, FRANCISCO et al. Survival of patients with signet ring cell carcinoma of the stomach, compared with patients with non ring cell gastric cancer. Rev Chil Cir [online]. 2008, vol.60, n.5, pp. 398-402. ISSN 0718-4026.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-40262008000500006.

Background: Signet ring cell (SRC) carcinoma of the stomach corresponds to 3 to 39% of all cases of gastric cancer. It tends to be less differentiated, infiltrative and diffuse. It is not clear if it has a different prognosis than other types of gastric cancer. Aim: to compare the survival of SRC gastric carcinoma with other types of gastric cancer, considering depth of gastric wall involvement and number of infiltrated lymphnodes. Material and Methods: Retrospective review of pathology samples of all gastric cancers operated between 1988 and 2005. Survival of patients with and without SRC gastric cancer was compared. Results: A total of 287 cases were reviewed. Of these 60 had a SRC gastric cancer. No differences in gastric wall infiltration between SRC and non SRC gastric cancer was observed. SRC gastric cancer has a higher frequency of lymph node involvement. No differences in survival between SRC and non SRC gastric cancer, were observed. Conclusions: In this retrospective series of patients, no differences in survival were observed between SRC and non SRC gastric cancer.

Palabras llave : Signet ring cell carcinoma; gastric cancer; survival.

        · resumen en Español     · texto en Español     · pdf en Español