The Impact of Neural Invasion Severity in Gastrointestinal Malignancies A Clinicopathological Study

Liebl F., Demir I. E. , Mayer K., Schuster T., D'Haese J. G. , Becker K., ...More

ANNALS OF SURGERY, vol.260, no.5, pp.900-908, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 260 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/sla.0000000000000968
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.900-908


Objectives: Because neural invasion (NI) is still inconsistently reported and not well characterized within gastrointestinal malignancies (GIMs), our aim was to determine the exact prevalence and severity of NI and to elucidate the true impact of NI on patient's prognosis.