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., ...More

GASTRIC CANCER, vol.19, no.1, pp.206-215, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10120-015-0472-5
  • Journal Name: GASTRIC CANCER
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.206-215
  • Keywords: Gastric cancer, Skip metastasis, Prognosis, CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS, CLINICAL-SIGNIFICANCE, PROGNOSTIC-FACTORS, SENTINEL NODES, GUIDELINES, CARCINOMA
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No

Abstract

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.