Overview on Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor; A Review

Alraqibah, Sulaiman Abdullah and Alhakamy, Abdulmajeed Ramzy and Alqahtani, Deena Ahmed S. and Alahdal, Mutaz Abdulrahman S. and Alsharif, Shahad Majed and Alkhamis, Mahdi Saleh and Jarad, Rafa Ghazi Ali and Busaad, Norah Othman and Almuhanna, Mousa Mutlaq and AlEnazi, Haifa Obedullah and Albalawi, Amani Nasser D. and Abood, Hashem Bark Awadh (2021) Overview on Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor; A Review. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International. pp. 29-36. ISSN 2456-9119

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GISTs (gastrointestinal stromal tumours) are benign tumours that most usually affect the gastrointestinal (GI) system. GISTs can strike at any age, however they are most typically diagnosed in later life, with a median diagnostic age in the 60s. Abdominal ultrasound, CT scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and positron emission transverse tomography (PET) can all be used to detect GISTs (PET).CT enterography is the most effective method for determining the location of these tumors. Histopathology and immunochemistry are used to diagnose GISTs. Surgical excision remains the therapy of choice for gastrointestinal stromal tumours more than 2 cm that are readily resectable. Due to the possibility of resistance to standard treatment, mutational analysis should be undertaken when considering adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapy. In this review we’ll be looking at the disease etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and management.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Asian Repository > General Subject > Medical Science
0 Subject > Medical Science
Depositing User: Managing Editor
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2022 07:48
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2022 07:48
URI: http://eprints.asianrepository.com/id/eprint/933

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