cardia of stomach

cardia of stomach

The upper stomach which surrounds the OGJ (oesophagogastric junction); it has mucinous glands and few pepsin-producing or parietal cells.
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The lesion was extending to gastroesophageal junction and cardia of stomach. The patient also had liver metastases.
The incidence of adenocarcinoma of the cardia of stomach has not been so strongly related to BMI (96, 97).