Does recurrent laryngeal nerve lymph node metastasis really affect the prognosis in node-positive patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the middle thoracic esophagus?

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BACKGROUND Recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) lymph node metastasis used to be shown a predictor for poor prognosis in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prognostic impact of RLN node metastasis and the number of metastatic lymph nodes in node-positive patients with squamous cell carcinoma of middle thoracic… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2482-14-43

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@inproceedings{Wu2014DoesRL, title={Does recurrent laryngeal nerve lymph node metastasis really affect the prognosis in node-positive patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the middle thoracic esophagus?}, author={Jie Wu and Qi-xun Chen and Xing-Ming Zhou and Wei-ming Mao and Mark Jonathan Krasna}, booktitle={BMC surgery}, year={2014} }