Observational Study
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2020.
World J Gastrointest Surg. Apr 27, 2020; 12(4): 178-189
Published online Apr 27, 2020. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v12.i4.178
Figure 1
Figure 1 Magnetic resonance imaging rectum showing an enlarged, metastatic, left internal iliac node before (left, 11 mm) and after (right, 9 mm) neoadjuvant chemoradiation.
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Figure 2 Metastatic lateral pelvic lymph node seen on magnetic resonance imaging rectum and positron emission tomography scan.
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Figure 3 Branches of the internal iliac artery during lateral pelvic lymph node dissection.
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Figure 4 After completion of lateral pelvic lymph node dissection with clearance of external iliac, internal iliac and obturator compartments.
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Figure 5 Preservation of ureterohypogastric fascia after lateral pelvic lymph node dissection.
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Figure 6 En bloc lymphofatty tissue from lateral pelvic lymph node dissection.
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Figure 7 En bloc lymphofatty tissue and metastatic lateral pelvic lymph node.
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Figure 8 Clipping of a lymphatic channel.