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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Liebl, Florian; Demir, Ihsan Ekin; Mayer, Katharina; Schuster, Tibor; D'Haese, Jan G; Becker, Karen; Langer, Rupert; Bergmann, Frank; Wang, Kun; Rosenberg, Robert; Novotny, Alexander R; Feith, Marcus; Reim, Daniel; Friess, Helmut; Ceyhan, Güralp O 
Title:
The impact of neural invasion severity in gastrointestinal malignancies: a clinicopathological study. 
Abstract:
Because neural invasion (NI) is still inconsistently reported and not well characterized within gastrointestinal malignancies (GIMs), our aim was to determine the exact prevalence and severity of NI and to elucidate the true impact of NI on patient's prognosis.The union internationale contre le cancer (UICC) recently added NI as a novel parameter in the current TNM classification. However, there are only a few existing studies with specific focus on NI, so that the distinct role of NI in GIMs is...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Ann Surg 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
260 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
900-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0003-4932 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik; Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie