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Keywords : Abdominoperineal resection, Gastrointestinal stromal tumor, Imantinib, Rectal tumor
Citation Information : Neoadjuvant Imatinib Therapy Followed by Surgery in a Rare Case of Rectal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor. J Med Sci 2019; 5 (4):103-105.
License: CC BY-NC 4.0
Published Online: 03-10-2020
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
In patients with very low rectal tumors, intersphincteric resection (ISR) helps to preserve anal function. We hereby report our experience of evaluation and successful management in a rare case of rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), wherein we managed a case of rectal GIST with imatinib neoadjuvant followed by surgery and adjuvant therapy.
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