Histopathological findings in oesophageal carcinoma with and without preoperative chemotherapy.


AIMS To investigate the pathological effects of preoperative chemotherapy on oesophageal carcinoma. METHODS Qualitative and quantitative changes in oesophageal carcinoma after preoperative chemotherapy were assessed by examination of biopsy specimens before treatment and resected specimens. RESULTS Of 13 patients with adenocarcinoma treated with 5… (More)


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