A clinical study of carcinoma stomach in patients presenting in Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital, Salem.

Krishnakumar, T (2014) A clinical study of carcinoma stomach in patients presenting in Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital, Salem. Masters thesis, Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem.

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Second most common cancer related death worldwide. There is change in the site of occurance of gastric cancer, there is increase in occurance of proximal tumours than the distal tumours. OBJECTIVES: Study was undertaken in Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital, Salem, to study the prevalence, clinical features, association of risk factors, site of occurance and histopathology. METHODS: All patients with histopathology confirmed as stomach carcinoma was studied and details regarding clinical feautures, subsites, pathology, investigations and treatment modalities was collected. RESULTS: 36 Patients with histology confirmation of stomach carcinoma was studied. There is a increase in male preponderance and old age. Association of risk factors was studied. Majority are present with distal tumours and in advanced stage. INTERPRETATION AND CONCLUSION: Stomach carcinoma is commonly seen in old age with male preponderance. Patients are mostly present in advanced stage. But the use of endoscopy early gastric cancers can be identified. Association of risk factors is well known and can be used in promodial prevention of disease. Despite of increase in proximal tumours in west, Distal tumours predominate in our study.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Stomach carcinoma ; fundus ; body ; OG junction ; antrum ; gastrectomy ; jejunostomy ; chemotherapy ; radiotherapy.
Subjects: MEDICAL > General Surgery
Depositing User: Devi S
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2018 01:59
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2018 01:59
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/8688

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