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Table 2 Surgical procedures for resection of GIST

From: Surgical resection for gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST): experience on 25 patients

Site (n) Procedure Complete/incomplete
Stomach (10) Local resection = 6 (60%)
Partial gastrectomy = 3 (30%)
Local resection + excision of diaphragmatic tumor deposits = 1 (10%)
Macroscopically complete
Macroscopically complete
Incomplete
Small bowel (10) Local resection = 4 (40%)
Small bowel resection = 6 (60%)
Macroscopically complete
Macroscopically complete
Peritoneum (3) Local resection = 1 (33.3%)
Bulky excision = 2 (66.7%)
Macroscopically complete
Incomplete
Colon (2) Local resection = 1 (50%)
Left colon resection + pelvic metastasectomy = 1 (50%)
Macroscopically complete
Incomplete