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[Lymphatic permeation of colorectal cancer--evaluation as a prognostic factor by prospective studies].

@article{Shirouzu1991LymphaticPO,
  title={[Lymphatic permeation of colorectal cancer--evaluation as a prognostic factor by prospective studies].},
  author={K. Shirouzu and H. Isomoto and T. Morodomi and Y. Araki and T. Kakegawa},
  journal={Nihon Geka Gakkai zasshi},
  year={1991},
  volume={92 12},
  pages={
          1686-93
        }
}
To evaluate lymphatic permeation as a prognostic factor in colorectal cancer, long-term prospective studies were conducted and the following results were obtained. 1) The degree of lymphatic permeation increased as the depth of invasion, lymph node metastasis, and stage advanced. 2) Moderate or marked lymphatic permeation (ly2 or ly3) was observed at a high rate in moderately and poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma. 3) Recurrence was more common in the patients with ly2 or ly3. 4) In stage 2… Expand
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