Sentinel node navigation surgery for early gastric cancer Yuko KITAGAWA 1 , Yoshihide OTANI 1 , Tetsuro KUBOTA 1 , Toshiharu FURUKAWA 1 , Yoshiro SAIKAWA 1 , Masashi YOSHIDA 1 , Koichiro KUMAI 1 , Masaki KITAJIMA 1 1Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine Keyword: 早期胃癌 , センチネルリンパ節 , 低侵襲手術 pp.375-380
Published Date 2004/8/15
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.4426900515
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Sentinel nodes (SN) are defined as directly draining nodes from the primary lesion and representatives of the regional lymph nodes in terms of metastatic status. Recently several reports demonstrated the validity of this concept in early gastric cancer in open surgery. The laparoscopic application of this technology is one of the top-ics in gastric cancer surgery.

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