Metastatic lymph node ratio, 6th or 7th AJCC edition: witch is the best lymph node classification for esophageal cancer? Prognosis factor analysis in 487 patients

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BACKGROUND The esophageal cancer is one of the most common and aggressive worldwide. Recently, the AJCC changed the staging system, considering, among others, the important role of the lymph node metastasis on the prognosis. AIM To discuss the applicability of different forms of lymph node staging in a western surgical center. METHODS Four hundred… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S0102-67202015000200002

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@inproceedings{Coral2015MetastaticLN, title={Metastatic lymph node ratio, 6th or 7th AJCC edition: witch is the best lymph node classification for esophageal cancer? Prognosis factor analysis in 487 patients}, author={Roberto Vi{\~n}a Coral and Andr{\'e} Vicente Bigolin and Roberto Pelegrini Coral and Ant{\^o}nio Atal{\'i}bio Hartmann and Carolina DRANKA and Adriana Vial Roehe}, booktitle={Arquivos brasileiros de cirurgia digestiva : ABCD = Brazilian archives of digestive surgery}, year={2015} }