Japanese D3 Lymph Node Dissection in Low Rectal Cancer with Inferior Mesenteric Lymph Node Metastases

There is currently no consensus on the significance of Japanese D3 lymph node dissection in low rectal cancer with inferior mesenteric lymph node (IMLN) metastasis. This is partly because, despite a number of studies on the subject, cases of IMLN metastasis are relatively rare, and there are few cases of curative resection because of metastasis to other… CONTINUE READING