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Table 6 Extent of lymph node dissection (N = 11,791)

From: Current state of esophageal cancer surgery in China: a national database analysis

IssueNo. patientLN harvested (average)
Lower mediastinum and upper abdominal dissection1585 (13.4)7.2
Two field dissection7637 (64.8)17.3
3 FLD2569 (21.8)21.6