Endoscopic Vital Staining in the Diagnosis of Esophageal Cancer

  • L. Norberto
  • A. Cusumano
  • L. Bonavina
  • B. Martella
  • A. Peracchia
Conference paper

Abstract

Esophageal carcinoma is rarely diagnosed in western countries until dysphagia occurs, and since approximately two-thirds of the esophageal lumen are involved by this time, it is not surprising that unresectability rates as high as 65% have been reported [1].

Keywords

Toluidine Thiazine 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Norberto
    • 1
  • A. Cusumano
    • 1
  • L. Bonavina
    • 1
  • B. Martella
    • 1
  • A. Peracchia
    • 1
  1. 1.First Department of Surgery University of PaduaPaduaItaly

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