Salvage surgery after failed chemoradiotherapy in squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus.

@article{Chao2009SalvageSA,
  title={Salvage surgery after failed chemoradiotherapy in squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus.},
  author={Y K Chao and S C Chan and H K Chang and Y H Liu and Y C Wu and M J Hsieh and C K Tseng and H P Liu},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={289-94}
}
  • Y K Chao, S C Chan, +5 authors H P Liu
  • Published 2009 in
    European journal of surgical oncology : the…
  • DOI:10.1016/j.ejso.2008.02.014
AIMS To investigate the survival benefit and preoperative risk factors for hospital mortality of salvage surgery in esophageal cancer patients who had locoregional residual/recurrent tumor after definitive chemoradiotherapy. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the esophageal cancer patients who presented at our hospital from 1997 to 2004. Forty-seven patients who had squamous cell cancer and developed locoregional recurrent/persistent disease after primary definitive chemoradiotherapy were… CONTINUE READING
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