TITLE

Is the Research of Extracapsular Lymph Nodal Invasion Mandatory in Histological Examination of Gastric Carcinoma?

AUTHOR(S)
Aurello, Paolo; Picchetto, Andrea; Petrucciani, Niccolòo; Catracchia, Valeria; D'Angelo, Francesco; Valabrega, Stefano; Uccini, Stefania; Ramacciato, Giovanni
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jan2013, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p116
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of a study which examined the necessity of extracapsular lymph node involvement as an additional information in histological examination of gastric carcinoma. Patients involved in the study underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGDS) with biopsy and computer tomography (CT) scan of the chest and abdomen. The average number of metastatic lymph nodes with extracapsular involvement and those with extracapsular involvement were measured.
ACCESSION #
84643983

 

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