Carnoy's solution fixation with compression significantly increases the number of lymph nodes yielded from colorectal cancer specimens.

@article{Flynn2019CarnoysSF,
  title={Carnoy's solution fixation with compression significantly increases the number of lymph nodes yielded from colorectal cancer specimens.},
  author={Sean M Flynn and Raoul J. Burchette and Majid Ghassemi and Oleg Ratner and Danielle Mandel and Marco J Tomassi and Daniel D Klaristenfeld},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2019},
  volume={119 6},
  pages={
          766-770
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Carnoy's fixation and compression represents a novel technique to enhance lymph node evaluation and accuracy of staging after colorectal cancer resection. METHODS This study was performed in all adults undergoing colorectal cancer operations by Kaiser Permanente surgeons at two separate facilities. Patients were assigned to either location based upon surgeon and patient availability. One group of patients had their lymph nodes examined with current standard manual… CONTINUE READING
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