Survival and clinical evaluation of salvage operation for cervical lymph node recurrence in esophageal cancer.

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Although extended lymphadenectomy for thoracic esophageal cancer is widely practiced in Japan, solitary supraclavicular lymph node recurrence (SCLR) has often become a problem. This study was designed to evaluate the survival and clinical benefit of salvage cervical lymphadenectomy. METHODOLOGY Between 1989 and 2001, 153 patients underwent… (More)

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@article{Komatsu2005SurvivalAC, title={Survival and clinical evaluation of salvage operation for cervical lymph node recurrence in esophageal cancer.}, author={Shuhei Komatsu and Yasuhiro Shioaki and Daisuke Ichikawa and Takashi Hamashima and Keitaro Kan and Yasuo Ueshima and Kazuma Koide and Chol Lee and Eito Ikeda and Fumitaka Mutoh and Hideaki Kurioka and Takahiro Oka and Hisakazu Yamagishi}, journal={Hepato-gastroenterology}, year={2005}, volume={52 63}, pages={796-9} }