Pattern of recurrence after esophageal resection for cancer.


BACKGROUND/AIMS Surgery is still the main treatment option for esophageal cancer; however, long-term survival has remained poor, even when a curative operation is performed. The present study was undertaken to analyze the pattern and time of recurrence after a curative esophagectomy. METHODOLOGY We studied 53 patients who underwent curative esophageal… (More)


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