Glycemic Status and Prognosis of Patients with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Esophagus

The impact of glycemic status on esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) prognosis is unclear. A total of 623 patients who underwent curative subtotal esophagectomy for ESCC were evaluated. Diabetes was defined as a prior diagnosis of diabetes under treatment or newly diagnosed diabetes based on preoperative glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels. Poor… CONTINUE READING