Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 148--150

Gastrointestinal stromal tumor: Role of surgery and immunotherapy


Sushmita N Bhatnagar 
 Department of Pediatric Surgery, B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Report of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor in an 11-year-old girl who presented with a large lump in the upper abdomen. After complete surgical excision and histopathology, postoperative immunotherapy with imatinib led to an excellent outcome and a tumor-free survival of 3 years.


How to cite this article:
Bhatnagar SN. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor: Role of surgery and immunotherapy.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2010;15:148-150


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Bhatnagar SN. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor: Role of surgery and immunotherapy. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2010 [cited 2019 Oct 16 ];15:148-150
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