[Synopsis on clinical practice guideline of gastric cancer in Korea: an evidence-based approach].

Jun Haeng Lee, Jae G. Kim, Hye Kyung Jung, Jung Hoon Kim, Woo Kyoung Jeong, Tae Joo Jeon, Joon Mee Kim, Young Il Kim, Keun Won Ryu, Seong Ho Kong, Hyoung Il Kim, Hwoon Yong Jung, Yong Sik Kim, Dae Young Zang, Jae Yong Cho, Joon Oh Park, Do Hoon Lim, Eun Sun Jung, Hyeong Sik Ahn, Hyun Jung Kimon Stomach Cancer Guideline Development Committee on Stomach Cancer Guideline Development

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Although, gastric cancer is quite common in Korea, the treatment outcome is relatively favorable compared to that of Western countries. However, there is no Korean multidisciplinary guideline for gastric cancer and thus, a guideline adequate for domestic circumstances is required. Experts from related societies developed 22 recommendation statements for the diagnosis (n=9) and treatment (n=13) based on relevant key questions. Evidence levels based on systematic review of literatures were classified as five levels from A to E, and recommendation grades were classified as either strong or weak. The topics of this guideline cover diagnostic modalities (endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, radiologic diagnosis), treatment modalities (surgery, therapeutic endoscopy, chemotherapy, radiotherapy) and pathologic evaluation. External review of the guideline was conducted at the finalization phase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-81
Number of pages16
JournalThe Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2014


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