Lymph Nodes in Gastric Cancer


Ozmen M. M. , ÖZMEN F. , ZÜLFİKAROĞLU B.

JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, cilt.98, ss.476-481, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 98 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1002/jso.21134
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.476-481

Özet

Surgery is the only curative therapy for gastric cancer and controversy still exist on the extend of surgery. As the lymphatic distribution of stomach is very complex, the determination of the actual lymph node involvement is important for making the decision in order to avoid complications. Sentinel node navigation surgery has recently been introduced is gastrointestinal tract cancer. Present article reviews the detection techniques of lymph nodes and significance of lymphadenectomies in gastric cancer. J. Surg. Oncol. 2008;98;476-481. (c) 2008 Wiley-Liss, Inc.