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tumoral infiltration of the mesorectum

Saturday 25 March 2017

tumor spread in the mesorectum

The 1-cm distal margin recommended in patients with low rectal carcinoma could be reduced with insurance to obtain a negative distal margin.

The knowledge of preferential localization of mesorectal metastatic lymph nodes (MLNs) and mesorectal extranodal cancer tissue (EX) would help the pathologist to improve patient’s lymph node staging.

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- Distal intramural and tumor spread in the mesorectum after neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy in rectal cancer: about 124 consecutive patients. 2017.
doi : 10.1016/j.humpath.2016.01 017