International Journal of Surgical Oncology / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Lymph Node Dissection in Curative Gastrectomy for Advanced Gastric Cancer

Table 1

Regional lymph nodes.

No. 1Right paracardial LN
No. 2Lest paracardial LN
No. 3aLN along the left gastric vessels
No. 3bLN along the right gastric vessels
No. 4saLN along the short gastric vessels
No. 4sbLN along the left gastroepiploic vessels
No. 4dLN along the right gastroepiploic vessels
No. 5Suprapyloric LN
No. 6Infrapyloric LN
No. 7LN along the left gastric artery
No. 8aLN along the common hepatic artery (anterosuperior group)
No. 8bLN along the common hepatic artery (posterior group)
No. 9LN along the celiac artery
No. 10LN at the splenic hilum
No. 11pLN along the proximal splenic artery
No. 11dLN along the distal splenic artery
No. 12aLN in the hepatoduodenal ligament (along the hepatic artery)
No. 12bLN in the hepatoduodenal ligament (along the bile duct)
No. 12pLN in the hepatoduodenal ligament (behind the portal vain)
No. 13LN on the posterior surface of the pancreatic head
No. 14vLN along the superior mesenteric vein
No. 14aLN along the superior mesenteric artery
No. 15LN along the middle colic vessels
No. 16a1LN in the aortic hiatus
No. 16a2LN around the abdominal aorta (from the upper margin of the celiac trunk to the lower margin of the left renal vein)
No. 16b1LN around the abdominal aorta (from the lower margin of the left renal vein to the upper margin of the inferior mesenteric artery)
No. 16b2LN around the abdominal aorta (from the upper margin of the inferior mesenteric artery to the aortic bifurcation)
No. 17LN on the anterior surface of the pancreas head
No. 18LN along the inferior margin on the pancreas
No. 19Infradiaphragmatic LN
No. 20LN in the esophageal hiatus of the diaphragm
No. 110Paraesophageal LN in the lower thorax
No. 111Supradiaphragmatic LN
No. 112Posterior mediastinal LN

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