Late Results of Operations on Esophagus and Cardia Tumors (1973–1990)

  • Attila Vörös
  • János Kiss
  • Áron Altorjay
Conference paper


Tumours of the esophagus constitute 2% of all carcinomas and 4% of all the tumors of the gastrointestinal tract [1]. This type of malignant disease is one of the most problematic in oncologic surgery due to its high postoperative mortality and poor survival chances.


Esophageal Carcinoma Total Gastrectomy Esophagogastric Junction Palliative Resection Palliative Procedure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Attila Vörös
  • János Kiss
  • Áron Altorjay
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryPostgraduate Medical UniversityBudapestHungary

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