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Review of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Lymph Node Classification System: Localization of Lymph Node Stations on CT Imaging.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23993808     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The aim of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) lymph node map is to provide anatomic descriptions of the thoracic lymph node stations used to stage lung cancer patients. CT imaging is used in clinical staging of lung cancer patients. It is important to be able to correctly identify and classify thoracic lymphadenopathy present on CT imaging, allowing for medical or surgical sampling of the appropriate lymph nodes stations to diagnose and stage the cancer. This article revisits the IASLC lymph node map and illustrates the appearance of the IASLC lymph node stations on CT imaging.
Authors:
Hamza Jawad; Arlene Sirajuddin; Jonathan Hero Chung
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-06-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in chest medicine     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1557-8216     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Chest Med.     Publication Date:  2013 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-09-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907612     Medline TA:  Clin Chest Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  353-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Transitional Year Residency Program, Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, 25 Michigan Street Northeast, Suite 2200, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA.
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