Cáncer gástrico en pacientes de Méderi – Hospital Universitario Mayor entre los años 2011 - 2014 Thesis

short description

  • Postgraduate thesis

Thesis author

  • Alzate Cardozo, Sergio
  • Ortega Canizales, Andrés Mauricio

external tutor

  • Barragan, Ana M.
  • Isaza-Restrepo, Andres


  • Introduction: Gastric cancer is one of the most frequent in the world and Colombia is among the countries with the highest incidence in this type of pathology.Objective: To describe the epidemiological, clinical, treatment and immediate outcomes of patients diagnosed with gastric cancer at the Hospital Universitario Mayor de Bogotá between 2011 and 2014.Methodology: It performance a descriptive observational study about characteristics of patients with a diagnosis of gastric cancer. Univariate analyzes were performed by means of proportions for the qualitative variables and measures of central tendency for the quantitative variables according to the normal distribution.Results: 189 patients were analyzed. Pain was the most common symptom in patients (30.7%) and the main sign found was a palpable mass in the abdomen (9.5%). Patients underwent different therapeutic approaches, most received nonsurgical palliative treatment (52.9%) and the most used in patients was total gastrostomy (20.6%), followed by the subtotal (16.4) followed by chemotherapy surgical option and / or perioperative radiation. Patients who survived 2 years were 7.4% of the total.Conclusions: The gastric cancer register is good at Mederi-Hospital Universitario Mayor is good and to characterize patients presenting pathology and treatment outcomes consistent with those presented in similar contexts in literature.

publication date

  • 2016-12-02


  • Gastric cancer
  • Gastric surgery
  • Malignant neoplasm of stomach
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Survival

Document Id

  • 3737df7b-b55d-4a44-b248-9241b4aca5fb