Individualized surgical strategies for cancer of the esophagogastric junction.

@article{Stein2000IndividualizedSS,
  title={Individualized surgical strategies for cancer of the esophagogastric junction.},
  author={Hubert Jakob Stein and Markus Feith and Joerg Ruediger Siewert},
  journal={Annales chirurgiae et gynaecologiae},
  year={2000},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={191-8}
}
Due to their borderline location between the stomach and esophagus the optimal surgical strategy for patients with adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction is controversial. Irrespective of the surgical approach a complete removal of the primary tumor and its lymphatic drainage has to be the primary goal of surgical treatment of such tumors. Based on the experience with surgical resection of more than 1000 patients with adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction we recommend an… CONTINUE READING
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