Cardia of stomach | definition of cardia of stomach by Medical dictionary
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).