The assessment of lymph nodes missed in mesenteric tissue after standard dissection of colorectal cancer specimens.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE We studied fresh mesenteric and mesorectal tissue after standard dissection of colorectal cancer specimens using a clearing method to evaluate lymph nodes (LN) that could have been missed. METHOD After traditional dissection, 50 consecutive unfixed residual mesenteric and mesorectal tissues were entirely managed by a new clearing solution, which… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2009.01987.x

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