The novel combination of fat clearance and immunohistochemistry improves prediction of the outcome of patients with colorectal carcinomas: a preliminary study

To evaluate the significance of micrometastases in relation to survival rate, specimens from 48 colorectal carcinoma patients were analysed after fat clearance. The number and size of the lymph nodes harbouring metastases and the significance of micrometastases for patients' survival were assessed. We found that although the majority of metastatic lymph… CONTINUE READING