Prognostic impact of splenectomy on advanced proximal gastric cancer with No. 10 lymph node metastasis.

@article{Huang2009PrognosticIO,
  title={Prognostic impact of splenectomy on advanced proximal gastric cancer with No. 10 lymph node metastasis.},
  author={Chang-Ming Huang and Jia-bin Wang and Hui-shan Lu and Chao-Hui Zheng and Ping Li and Jianwei Xie and Xiang-fu Zhang},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={122 22},
  pages={2757-62}
}
BACKGROUND This study evaluated the prognostic impact of D2 lymphadenectomy combined with splenectomy in patients with advanced proximal gastric cancer and lymph node metastasis at the splenic hilum (No. 10 lymph nodes). METHODS The clinical records of 216 patients with advanced proximal gastric cancer and No. 10 lymph node metastasis who underwent D2 curative resection were retrospectively analyzed. Seventy-three patients underwent simultaneous splenectomy (splenectomy group), while 143… CONTINUE READING
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