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Risk factors for lymph node metastasis in submucosal invasive colorectal cancer.

Authors
  • Choi, Pyong W
  • Yu, Chang Sik
  • Jang, Se J
  • Jung, Sang H
  • Kim, Hee C
  • Kim, Jin C
Type
Published Article
Journal
World journal of surgery
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2008
Volume
32
Issue
9
Pages
2089–2094
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-008-9628-3
PMID: 18553050
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The depth of submucosal invasion, cell differentiation, and tumor cell dissociation were significant pathologic predictors of LN metastasis in SICC. Because SICC is associated with a considerable risk of LN metastasis, local excision may be performed carefully in SICC without adverse features.

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