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World J Gastroenterol. Sep 28, 2014; 20(36): 12900-12907
Published online Sep 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i36.12900
Table 3 Description of lymph node station
LN stationNode location
1LN at right paracardium
2LN at left paracardium
3LN along the lesser curvature
4LN along the greater curvature
5LN at suprapylorum
6LN at infrapylorum
7LN along the left gastric artery
8LN along the common hepatic artery
9LN around the celiac artery
10LN at the splenic hilum
11LN along the proximal splenic artery
12LN in the hepatoduodenal ligament
12aLN along the hepatic artery
12bLN along the bile duct
12pLN behind the portal vein
13LN on the posterior surface of the pancreatic head
14LN along the superior mesenteric vessels
15LN along the middle colic vessels
16LN around the abdominal aorta
16aLN from the upper margin of the celiac trunk to the lower margin of the left renal vein
16bLN from the upper margin of the left renal vein to the aortic bifurcation