Gastric tube cancer after esophagectomy for esophageal squamous cell cancer and its relevance to Helicobacter pylori.

@article{Kise2003GastricTC,
  title={Gastric tube cancer after esophagectomy for esophageal squamous cell cancer and its relevance to Helicobacter pylori.},
  author={Yoshifumi Kise and Hiroshi Kijima and Hideo Shimada and Hikaru Tanaka and Takahiro Kenmochi and Osamu Chino and Tomoo Tajima and Hiroyasu Makuuchi},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={50 50},
  pages={408-11}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Improvement of surgical skills and postoperative management has allowed longer postoperative survival for patients with esophageal cancer, among those some develop gastric tube cancer. We analyzed the characteristics of such patients we encountered as well as of reported cases of Japan. Furthermore, we investigated if Helicobacter pylori plays a role in carcinogenesis of the gastric tube in our cases. METHODOLOGY We analyzed the clinicopathological features of our 8 patients… CONTINUE READING
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