Health-related quality of life after Ivor Lewis esophagectomy

Abstract

Transthoracic Ivor Lewis esophagectomy is a surgical standard therapy for esophageal carcinoma. The aim of this study was to assess health-related quality of life (HRQL) in mid- and long-term survivors. Patients with cancer-free survival of at least 12 months after esophageal resection for cancer were identified from a prospectively maintained database… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00423-012-0960-6

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@article{Gutschow2012HealthrelatedQO, title={Health-related quality of life after Ivor Lewis esophagectomy}, author={Christian Alexander Gutschow and Arnulf H Hoelscher and Jessica M. Leers and Hans F. Fuchs and Marc Bludau and Klaus Ludwig Prenzel and E. Bollschweiler and Wolfgang Schr{\"{o}der}, journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery}, year={2012}, volume={398}, pages={231-237} }