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Analysis of Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Cancer with the Aim of Obtaining Better Results

  • M. Kodama
  • J. Shibata
  • Y. Shiogai
  • H. Yamagishi
  • T. Oka

Abstract

There are several factors that may influence the prognosis of a patient with esophageal cancer. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the prognostic factors of esophageal cancer in order to be able to obtain better results with surgical treatment.

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    Mori S, Nakayama K (1986) Esophageal carcinoma cases surviving for more than ten years in Japan. Seminar Surg Oncol 2:45–49CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Kodama
    • 1
  • J. Shibata
    • 1
  • Y. Shiogai
    • 1
  • H. Yamagishi
    • 2
  • T. Oka
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryShiga University of Medical ScienceSeta, OtsuJapan
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryKyoto Prefectural University of MedicineKyotoJapan

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