Clinicopathological factors predicting R0 resection and long-term survival after esophagectomy in patients with T4 esophageal cancer undergoing induction chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy

@article{Karimata2014ClinicopathologicalFP,
  title={Clinicopathological factors predicting R0 resection and long-term survival after esophagectomy in patients with T4 esophageal cancer undergoing induction chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy},
  author={Hiroyuki Karimata and Hideaki Shimoji and Tadashi Nishimaki},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2014},
  volume={45},
  pages={479-486}
}
To identify clinicopathological factors predicting R0 resection and long-term survival after esophagectomy in patients with T4 esophageal cancer following induction chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy. Of 48 patients with T4 esophageal cancer who underwent induction treatment, 30 underwent R0 esophagectomy. The factors predicting R0 resection and prognostic indicators were assessed in the 48 and 30 patients, respectively, using univariate and multivariate analyses. In the univariate analyses, the… CONTINUE READING

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