Lymph node recovery from colorectal resection specimens removed for adenocarcinoma. Trends over time and a recommendation for a minimum number of lymph nodes to be recovered.

@article{Goldstein1996LymphNR,
  title={Lymph node recovery from colorectal resection specimens removed for adenocarcinoma. Trends over time and a recommendation for a minimum number of lymph nodes to be recovered.},
  author={Neal S. Goldstein and W W Sanford and Mary Coffey and Lester J Layfield},
  journal={American journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1996},
  volume={106 2},
  pages={209-16}
}
Recovery of pericolorectal lymph nodes from colectomy specimens has long been part of colorectal cancer staging. Recently, adjuvant therapy has been added for high stage carcinomas, providing further impetus for performing careful lymph node dissections. Pericolorectal lymph nodes were examined to determine if there has been a change over time in the number of lymph nodes recovered and proportion of specimens with pericolonic lymph node metastases from colorectal carcinoma resection specimens… CONTINUE READING

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