Significance of proximal margin involvement in low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasms Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous
  • Adenoma
  • Appendiceal Neoplasms
  • Appendix

abstract

  • In patients with LAMNs confined to the appendix, involvement of the appendectomy margin by neoplastic epithelium or acellular mucin does not predict recurrence of disease, even without further surgery. A conservative approach to managing these patients can be justified.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.5858/arpa.2014-0246-OA

PubMed ID

  • 24971927

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 518

end page

  • 21

volume

  • 139

number

  • 4