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Lateral lymph node dissection for lower rectal cancer.

Authors
  • Shiozawa, Manabu
  • Akaike, Makoto
  • Yamada, Roppei
  • Godai, Teni
  • Yamamoto, Naoto
  • Saito, Hiroshige
  • Sugimasa, Yukio
  • Takemiya, Shoji
  • Rino, Yasushi
  • Imada, Toshio
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hepato-gastroenterology
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2007
Volume
54
Issue
76
Pages
1066–1070
Identifiers
PMID: 17629040
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

LLD can substantially improve outcomes in selected patients at high risk for lateral lymph node metastasis. A randomized controlled clinical study is necessary to clarify the role of LLD in the treatment of rectal cancer.

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