Invitation to Reply to: Searching for a Cutoff Value of Lymph Nodes Retrieved as a Quality Control of Surgery and Pathology in Colon Cancer (Papaziogas B, Ziogas D. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2009)
“Cutoff” Values for Lymph Nodes in Colon Cancer: Making a Clinical Distinction
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KeywordsLymph Node Ratio Internal Audit Lymph Node Retrieve Health Insurance Provider National Quality Forum
- 5.National Quality Forum. NQF-Endorsed® Standards #0225. At least 12 regional lymph nodes are removed and pathologically examined for resected colon cancer. http://www.qualityforum.org/Measures_List.aspx. Accessed 16 September 2009.
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