Prognostic significance of lateral lymph node dissection in node positive low rectal carcinoma

Abstract

This study was performed to identify patients who would benefit from lateral lymph node (LLN) dissection for advanced low rectal carcinoma. Clinical outcomes were retrospectively studied in 149 patients with node positive low rectal carcinoma undergoing LLN dissection according to LLN status: patients with (group II) or without positive LLNs (group I), and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00384-011-1170-3

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@article{Sato2011PrognosticSO, title={Prognostic significance of lateral lymph node dissection in node positive low rectal carcinoma}, author={Harunobu Sato and Koutarou Maeda and Morito Maruta}, journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease}, year={2011}, volume={26}, pages={881-889} }