Author(s): Coccolini F, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Pinna AD
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Abstract The difference between stages I and III of gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumor depends principally on the number of mitosis. According with TNM classification, the presence in the tumor of high mitotic rate determines the upgrading. Many studies exposed different count techniques in evaluating the number of mitosis. An international standardized method to assess mitotic rate is needed.
This article was published in World J Gastroenterol
and referenced in Atherosclerosis: Open Access