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Lymph Node Metastasis in Gastrointestinal Cancer

Lymph Node Metastasis in Gastrointestinal Cancer

by Shoji Natsugoe (Editor)

Hardcover(1st ed. 2019)

Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on February 4, 2019

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811046988
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 02/04/2019
Edition description: 1st ed. 2019
Pages: 385
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Shoji Natsugoe


Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery,

Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences,

Kagoshima, Japan

Table of Contents

Part 1. Basic science of lymphatic.- 1. Physiology of lymphatics 1.- 2. Physiology of lymphatics 2.- 3.Anatomy of lymphatics 1.- 4. Anatomy of lymphatics 2.- 5. Molecular mechanism of lymph node metastasis.- 6. Immunology of lymph node 1.- 7. Immunology of lymph node 2.- 8. Lymphoid tissue associated with GI mucosa.- 9. Basic Imaging diagnosis of lymph node metastasis.- 10. In vivo imaging of lymph node.- Part 2. Lymph node micrometastasis.- 11. Basic aspect: Methodology.- 12. Clinical aspect: Esophageal cancer.- 13. Clinical aspect: Gastric cancer.- 14. Clinical aspect: Colorectal cancer.- 15. Clinical aspect: Chemo and/or radiation therapy and micrometastasis.- Part 3. Lymph node metastasis: Clinical significance.- 16. Esophageal cancer.- 17. Gastric cancer.- 18. Colorectal cancer.- Part 4. Sentinel node navigation Surgery.- 19. Methodology: Dye and isotope method 1.- 20. Methodology: Dye and isotope method 2.- 21. Methodology: CT lymphography.- 22. Clinical aspect: Esophageal cancer.- 23. Clinical aspect: Gastric cancer.- 24. Clinical aspect: Colorectal cancer.