Prognostic significance of the number of lymph nodes examined in node-negative Siewert type II esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma.

@article{Wu2017PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of the number of lymph nodes examined in node-negative Siewert type II esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Xianning Wu and C. Liu and J. Tian and M. Guo and M. Xu},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={41},
  pages={
          6-11
        }
}
BACKGROUND Involvement status of lymph node (LN) is one of the most important prognostic factors for esophagogastric junction (EGJ) adenocarcinoma. However, the prognostic value of the number of examined LNs remains unclear in node-negative (pN0) Siewert type II EGJ adenocarcinoma. METHODS A cohort of 262 patients who underwent curative surgery for pN0 Siewert type II EGJ adenocarcinoma from January 2000 to August 2013 were retrospectively analyzed from high-volume center database. All… Expand
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