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Author(s):
Feith, M.; Stein, H. J.; Rosenberg, R.; Werner, M.; Roder, J. D. 
Title:
Lymph Node `Micrometastases' and `Microinvolvement' in Esophageal Carcinoma 
Abstract:
SummaryThe development of new sensitive immunohistochemical methods allows the detection of single tumor cells or cell clusters in lymph nodes staged as tumor free on routine histologic examination. The prevalence and prognostic impact of these so-called lymph node ‘micrometastases’ has been studied in a variety of different tumor types. Only limited and still somewhat conflicting data are available for esophageal carcinoma. A differentiation between ‘tumor cell microinvolvement’ and true ‘micro...    »
 
Journal title:
Onkologie 
Year:
2000 
Journal volume:
23 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
330--333 
Publisher:
S. Karger GmbH 
Publisher address:
Freiburg, Germany 
Print-ISSN:
1423-0240 
E-ISSN:
2296-5262 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.