Invasion of veins by carcinoma of rectum: method of detection, histological features and significance.

@article{Talbot1981InvasionOV,
  title={Invasion of veins by carcinoma of rectum: method of detection, histological features and significance.},
  author={Ian C. Talbot and Stephen R Ritchie and M H Leighton and Alycia Hughes and H. J. R. Bussey and Basil C. Morson},
  journal={Histopathology},
  year={1981},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={141-63}
}
Histopathological material from operation specimens of rectal adenocarcinoma was reviewed and invasion of veins identified in 51.9% of 703 cases. The extent of venous invasion, thickness of the walls of invaded veins and various other histological features were examined in detail. By follow-up studies recurrence rates, incidence of distant metastases and corrected 5-year survival rates were obtained; correlation with the histopathological results showed that invasion of extramural and thick… CONTINUE READING

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