Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  1993 Sep;13(3):545-549.

Pathologic Findings Affecting the Diagnostic Accuracy in Determining the Depth of Invasion of Gastric Cancer by Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS)

Abstract

Endoscopic ultrasonography(EUS) has been used in assessing the depth of cancer invasion of the stomach. However, there are pathologic findings coexisting cancers which are unable to be detected by EUS resulting in mis-staging preoperatively. To find out the causes of mis-staging in determining the depth of cancer invasion, we analysed the pathologic findings of mis-staged cases of gastric cancer by EUS. (continue...)

Keyword

Neoplasm; Stomach; Endoscopic ultrasonography; Staging
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