Resection margin for squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus.


OBJECTIVE The safe resection margin in esophagectomy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) was determined based on the extent of epithelial and subepithelial accessory lesions from the main lesions of esophageal SCC. BACKGROUND There have been many reports on the high incidence of a positive resection margin for esophageal cancer. Although there… (More)


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@article{Tsutsui1995ResectionMF, title={Resection margin for squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus.}, author={Shunichi O. Tsutsui and H. Kuwano and M. Watanabe and M. Kitamura and Kumiko Sugimachi}, journal={Annals of surgery}, year={1995}, volume={222 2}, pages={193-202} }