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Table 2 Estimation of the recurrence risk or death linked to the disease in localized and resecable GISTs depending on tumor size and the mitotic index (Fletcher et al. 2002)

From: Abdominal wall recurrence of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor: case report

Risk Maximum diameter Mitotic indexa
Very low risk <2 cm <5
Low risk 2–5 cm <5
Intermediate risk <5 cm
5–10 cm
6–10
<5
High risk >5 cm
>10 cm
“Whatever”
>5
“Whatever”
>10
  1. aPer 50 fields