Skip lymph node metastasis in gastric cancer: is it skipping or skipped?

Choi Y. Y. , An J. Y. , GÜNER A. , Kang D. R. , Cho I., Kwon I. G. , ...Daha Fazla

GASTRIC CANCER, cilt.19, ss.206-215, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s10120-015-0472-5
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.206-215


Skip metastasis is the presence of a metastatic lymph node (LN) in an extraperigastric (EP) area without perigastric (PG) involvement. The mechanism and prognosis of skip metastasis are still unknown. The purpose of this study was to scrutinize the clinical significance of skip metastasis in gastric cancer.