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the opening into the stomach and that part of the stomach connected to the esophagus

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All cases of carcinoma of stomach and gastro-oesophageal junction signed out in the Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Jammu from January 2010 to December 2016 were retrieved from surgical Pathology files and consult files.
BO is characterised by columnar lined mucosa extending above the gastro-oesophageal junction.
Five hundred and three patients with resectable adenocarcinoma of the lower oesophagus, gastro-oesophageal junction or stomach were randomised to receive either perioperative chemotherapy with three cycles of preoperative ECF [epirubicin, cisplatin and infused 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)] followed by surgery, then a further three cycles of postoperative ECF, or surgery alone.
An NGT is considered 'malpositioned' if it is not within the oesophageal lumen or if the distal end of the tube is not below the gastro-oesophageal junction.
Gastro-oesophageal junction (GOJ) adenocarcinoma was classified by Siewert and Stein into three types.
They are best evaluated on barium radiography as large (more than 5 cm) diverticula usually 10 cm from the gastro-oesophageal junction (Fig.