Preoperative chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer enhances the postoperative systemic inflammatory response.

@article{Tsujimoto2006PreoperativeCF,
  title={Preoperative chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer enhances the postoperative systemic inflammatory response.},
  author={Hironori Tsujimoto and Satoshi Ono and Kentaro Chochi and Hidekazu Sugasawa and Takashi Ichikura and Hidetaka Mochizuki},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 10},
  pages={
          632-7
        }
}
  • Hironori Tsujimoto, Satoshi Ono, +3 authors Hidetaka Mochizuki
  • Published in
    Japanese journal of clinical…
    2006
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Chemoradiotherapy (CRT) has been established to improve the long-term survival in patients with esophageal carcinoma. However, little is known about whether preoperative CRT may affect the postoperative systemic response. METHODS We investigated the postoperative clinical course in terms of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) in patients with preoperative CRT (CRT group) and surgery alone (SA group). RESULTS Both the postoperative heart and respiratory rate in the… CONTINUE READING

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