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June 1943


Author Affiliations

From the Surgical Pathology Laboratory, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and the Department of Surgery, Presbyterian Hospital.

Arch Surg. 1943;46(6):807-822. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1943.01220120016002

When such a large and controversial subject as the pathology of carcinoma of the stomach is compressed within the confines of a short essay, the writer must of necessity curtail discussion of disputed topics and delete everything which does not seem to be of paramount importance. As a result of this policy the following account deals only with those phases of the subject which can be regarded as of importance in diagnosis and treatment and expresses chiefly the personal views and experience of the writer. Practically no mention of other authors is made in the body of the text, but a few selected references are appended. I recommend the fine monograph of Konjetzny and in particular that of Gutmann, Bertrand and Péristiany, which are mines of information. The material on which this article is based consists of 225 resected gastric carcinomas and 185 autopsies, 42 of which were made on

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