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The Diagnosis of Operable Carcinoma of the Stomach*

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Division of Medicine, Mayo ClinicFellow in Medicine, The Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota

Division of Medicine, Mayo ClinicFellow in Medicine, The Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota

Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(3):145-160. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-1-3-145
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The study here reported was undertaken with the object of estimating the relative importance of various criteria in the diagnosis of carcinoma of the stomach. It seemed particularly desirable to assess the value of diagnostic evidence in operable as distinguished from inoperable carcinoma. Our data were obtained from the histories of cases of carcinoma of the stomach diagnosed at the Mayo Clinic from 1920 to 1924 inclusive.

SELECTION OF CASES: Recurrent cases were excluded. In order that we might have some basis for contrast and comparison, the cases in which operation was not performed were classified according to the reasons



carcinoma ; stomach

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