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Table 3 Estimation of the recurrence risk or death linked to the disease in localized and resecable GISTs depending on tumor size, the tumor localization and the mitotic index (Miettinen and Lasota 2006)

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

Tumor’s maximum diameter (cm) Mitotic indexb Stomach GIST (%) Small bowel GIST (%) Duodenal GIST (%) Rectal GIST (%)
≤2 ≤5 0 0 0 0
>2 ≤ 5 ≤5 1.9 4.3 8.3 8.5
>5 ≤ 10 ≤5 3.6 24 a a
>10 ≤5 12 52 34 57
≤2 >5 0 50 a 54
>2 ≤ 5 >5 16 73 50 52
>5 ≤ 10 >5 55 85 a a
>10 >5 86 90 86 71
  1. aInsufficient number of patients to estimate
  2. bPer 50 Fields