Objective To analyze the prognostic factors of stromal tumors in stomach and small intestine. Methods The clinical data of 105 cases of GIST admitted between January 1995 and January 2005 in Peking University School of Oncology were analyzed retrospectively. Results Patients with small intestinal stromal tumors were more frequently with disseminated diseases, They were less likely to receive curative resection, Conclusion Multivariate analysis showed that tumor locations and late at diagnosis are independent prognostic factors for stromal tumors in stomach and small intestine.
Chinese Journal of Practical Surgery
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor