The role of staging investigations for oesophago-gastric carcinoma.

AIMS To study the frequency with which unresectable disease was identified on pre-operative staging investigations in patients with oesophago-gastric carcinoma, and to audit whether a staging protocol had reduced the rate of exploratory surgery. METHODS Ninety-eight patients with oesophageal carcinoma, 89 patients with adenocarcinoma of the gastro… (More)