Influence of the number of lymph nodes examined on staging of gastric cancer.

@article{Lee2001InfluenceOT,
  title={Influence of the number of lymph nodes examined on staging of gastric cancer.},
  author={Ho-Joon Lee and H K Yang and Wook Kim and Kuhn Uk Lee and Kuk Jin Choe and Joseph P Kim},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={88 10},
  pages={1408-12}
}
BACKGROUND Nodal staging for gastric cancer according to the 1997 Union Internacional Contra la Cancrum tumour node metastasis classification is based on the number of metastatic lymph nodes. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the number of lymph nodes examined affected staging of gastric cancer. METHODS A retrospective study was performed in… CONTINUE READING