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Table 3 Distribution pattern of lymph node micrometastasis

From: Detection of sentinel and non-sentinel lymph node micrometastases by complete serial sectioning and immunohistochemical analysis for gastric cancer

  Number of cases
Distribution pattern of micrometastasis Routine histological examination complete serial sectioning and IHC
SLNs (-), non-SLNs (-) 35 31
SLNs (+), non-SLNs (-) 0 3
SLNs (+), non-SLNs (+) 0 1
SLNs (-), non-SLNs (+) 0 0
  1. SLNs, sentinel lymph nodes; IHC, immunohistochemic staining