Metastatic duodenal GIST: role of surgery combined with imatinib mesylate.
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International seminars in surgical oncology : ISSO, ISSN: 1477-7800, Vol: 4, Issue: 1, Page: 9
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- Medicine; Surgery
The best possible treatment of metastatic high grade large duodenal GIST is controversial. Surgery (with or without segmental organ resection) remains the principal treatment for primary and recurrent GIST. However, patients with advanced duodenal GIST have a high risk of early tumour recurrence and short life expectancy.