Lymphadenectomy extent is closely related to long-term survival in esophageal cancer.

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OBJECTIVE The optimal extent of lymphadenectomy during esophagectomy for esophageal cancer remains debatable. The aim of this study was to identify the effect of the extent of lymphadenectomy on survival and recurrence after esophagectomy in esophageal cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundred thirty-three patients who were operated on between January… (More)

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@article{Kang2007LymphadenectomyEI, title={Lymphadenectomy extent is closely related to long-term survival in esophageal cancer.}, author={Chang Hyun Kang and Young Tae Kim and Sang-Hoon Jeon and Sook-whan Sung and Joo Hyun Kim}, journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery}, year={2007}, volume={31 2}, pages={154-60} }