Carcinoma of stomach and duodenum: radiologic diagnosis and staging

Eur J Radiol. 2002 Jun;42(3):181-92. doi: 10.1016/s0720-048x(02)00035-9.


Gastric carcinoma is one of the leading causes of cancer mortality worldwide. Accurate preoperative staging of gastric cancer is important in planning the most effective therapy toward cure or palliation. This article reviews the radiologic diagnosis and staging of gastric cancer.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Duodenal Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Duodenal Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Endosonography
  • Humans
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Stomach Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Stomach Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed