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cardia

[′kärd·ē·ə]
(anatomy)
The orifice where the esophagus enters the stomach.
The large, blind diverticulum of the stomach adjoining the orifice.
(invertebrate zoology)
Anterior enlargement of the ventriculus in some insects.
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Male patients were twice as likely to have EBV-positive tumors as female patients, and tumors arising in the gastric cardia or corpus were more than twice as likely to be EBV-positive as those in the antrum.
The rising trend in oesophageal adenocarcinoma and gastric cardia.
In total, 117 patients developed high-grade dysplasia or cancer of the esophagus or gastric cardia, including 70 adenocarcinomas or unspecified cancers of the esophagus, 10 adenocarcinomas of the gastric cardia, and 37 cases of esophageal high-grade dysplasia, the authors wrote.
Association between body mass and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastric cardia.
It has also been found that the incidence of tumors arising in the distal portion of the stomach has been steadily declining, while those occurring more proximally, particularly in the gastric cardia, have been increasing in incidence.
Another 454 men and women were diagnosed with gastric cardia (stomach) cancer.
Analysis of clinicopathological prognostic parameters in adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia.
12) This is a purely restrictive procedure that creates a small gastric pouch by placing a band around the gastric cardia.
Trends in the incidence of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastric cardia in ten European countries.
Influence of site classification on cancer incidence rates: an analysis of gastric cardia carcinomas.
The team found no increase in risk of cancers of the esophagus, gastric cardia, liver, pancreas, or kidney.