• Post-operative complications in gastric cancer surgery are analyzed in a large series of patients to investigate risk factors related to clinical and oncological features.
• ERAS protocols are spreading worldwide to improve perioperative outcomes. A PSM analysis from the IMIGASTRIC database compares the ERAS and the standard management in patients underwent gastrectomy.
• A rare case of gastric carcinosarcoma is reported with a literature review.
• Dr. Gambardella describes a case of LAGB followed by complications that arose after about thirty years.
• Dr. Aljarboo shows a case of gastric cancer after sleeve gastrectomy.
• A novel surgical approach for GISTs of the gastric antrum is proposed in the technical note section.
• A Correspondence with Prof. V. M. dos Santos is added to discuss gastric signet ring cell carcinoma.

Published: December 15, 2020

Determinants of surgical morbidity in gastric cancer: experience of a single center and literature review

106-117 Houyem Mansouri, Ines Zemni, Mohamed Ali Ayadi, Ines Ben Safta, Tarek Ben Dhiab, Najet Mahjoub, Leila Achouri, Khaled Rahal

The effect of ERAS management in gastric cancer: assessment from the IMIGASTRIC study

118-122 Francesco Giovanardi, Francesco Falbo, Chiara Celano, Michele Casella, Marco Palisi

“Dovetail” gastric resection: a novel model in the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors

135-138 Denise Gambardella, Angelo Aldo Schicchi, Andrea Boccuto, Vito Bilotta, Ettore Caruso, Luigino Borrello, Manfredo Tedesco

Gastric signet ring cell carcinoma

139-140 Vitorino Modesto dos Santos, Laura Campos Modesto