Ann Surg Oncol (2018) 25:2067–2074 https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6511-9 O R I G IN AL ARTI CL E – EN DO CRIN E T UM ORS Exploration of the Exact Prognostic Signiﬁcance of Lymphatic Metastasis in Jejunoileal Neuroendocrine Tumors 1 2,3 1 1 1 Luohai Chen , Yunda Song , Yu Zhang , Minhu Chen , and Jie Chen 1 2 Department of Gastroenterology, The First Afﬁliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China; State Key Laboratory of Oncology in South China, Collaborative Innovation Center for Cancer Medicine, Guangzhou, China; Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Oncology, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, Guangzhou, China ABSTRACT reclassiﬁed into three groups (group 1: ELNs C 12, any Background. How to evaluate the prognostic signiﬁcance LNR; group 2: ELNs \ 12, LNR \ 0.35; group 3: of lymphatic metastasis in patients with small bowel (je- ELNs \ 12, LNR C 0.35). Survival analysis and multi- junoileal) neuroendocrine tumors (SBNETs) is still not variate Cox regression showed that groups 1, 2, and 3 had conclusive. progressively worse survival. Furthermore, we found that Methods. Data for patients with SBNETs, but without ELNs C 12 could remarkably improve patient survival distant metastasis, were retrieved from the Surveillance, (p \ 0.001).
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Published: May 10, 2018