Long-term results of transhiatal esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma. A multivariate analysis of prognostic factors.

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BACKGROUND Perioperative mortality and survival after esophagectomy have improved over the past 10 years. Although stage is the most powerful predictor of long-term survival, it remains unclear whether other factors influence prognosis. METHODS Between 1981-1991, 100 patients with esophageal carcinoma were uniformly treated by transhiatal esophagectomy… (More)

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@article{Gertsch1993LongtermRO, title={Long-term results of transhiatal esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma. A multivariate analysis of prognostic factors.}, author={Pia J. Gertsch and J. N. Vauthey and Alois Lustenberger and H. Friedlander-Klar}, journal={Cancer}, year={1993}, volume={72 8}, pages={2312-9} }