The distribution of lymph node metastases and their size in colon cancer

The distribution of lymph node metastases and their size in colon cancer Langenbecks Arch Surg (2017) 402:1213–1221 DOI 10.1007/s00423-017-1628-z ORIGINAL ARTICLE The distribution of lymph node metastases and their size in colon cancer 1 1 1 1 Yusuke Yamaoka & Yusuke Kinugasa & Akio Shiomi & Tomohiro Yamaguchi & 1 1 1 1 Hiroyasu Kagawa & Yushi Yamakawa & Akinobu Furutani & Shoichi Manabe Received: 20 June 2017 /Accepted: 26 September 2017 /Published online: 5 October 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract metastatic lymph node sizes were significantly larger in ≥ T2 Purpose The purpose of this study is to clarify the optimal tumor than in T1 tumor. extent of lymph node dissection for colon cancer by evaluat- Conclusion It is necessary to resect 10 cm of normal bowel ing the distributions of lymph node metastases and lymph both proximal and distal to the tumor and to perform D3 node size according to tumor location and T stage. lymph node dissection for ≥ T2 colon cancer. Methods This study enrolled 662 patients who underwent cu- . . . rative resection for primary colon cancer between 2013 and Keywords Colon cancer Lymph node Size Distribution 2015. Lymph node regions were classified into pericolic, in- termediate, and main nodes. The short-axis diameter of Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery Springer Journals

Loading next page...
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany
Medicine & Public Health; General Surgery; Abdominal Surgery; Cardiac Surgery; Thoracic Surgery; Traumatic Surgery; Vascular Surgery
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site


You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.

DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches


Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.



billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial