The pattern of lymph node metastasis and the suitability of 7th UICC N stage in predicting prognosis of remnant gastric cancer

@article{Li2011ThePO,
  title={The pattern of lymph node metastasis and the suitability of 7th UICC N stage in predicting prognosis of remnant gastric cancer},
  author={Fangxuan Li and Rupeng Zhang and Han Liang and Hui Liu and Jichuan Quan and Jing-zhu Zhao},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={138},
  pages={111-117}
}
The original disease and previous operation usually cause abnormal lymphatic drainage of remnant gastric cancer (RGC). We analyzed metastatic lymph nodes (MLNs) of RGCs to explore the pattern of lymphatic metastasis and rational surgical treatment for RGC. Eighty-three RGC patients who underwent radical gastrectomy from July 1991 to July 2008 enrolled in this retrospective analysis. Original disease, tumor size, Borrmann type, depth of invasion, and histological type were related to an… CONTINUE READING
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