Oesophageal cancer: how radical should surgery be?


INTRODUCTION Oesophagectomy for carcinoma can be viewed as comprising two components: resection of the oesophagus and resection of the enveloping lymphatics. Controversy exists regarding how extensive these two components should be. METHODS Through a literature overview, the aim of this educational article is to provide surgeons with arguments to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejso.2011.12.022