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Two-Stage Extensive Lymphadenectomy for Thoracic Esophageal Carcinoma

  • Takao Saito
  • Katsuhiro Shimoda
  • Yuji Shigemitsu
  • Tadahiko Kinoshita
  • Masaki Miyahara
  • Michio Kobayashi
Conference paper

Abstract

Aggressive surgery including extensive lymphadenectomy (ELA) [1, 2] is considered necessary to improve the long-term survival of patients with esophageal carcinoma. Isono et al. [1] and Kato et al. [2] reported the effectiveness of ELA on prognosis.

Keywords

Esophageal Cancer Esophageal Carcinoma Extensive Lymphadenectomy Abdominal Node Extended Lymph Node Dissection 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takao Saito
  • Katsuhiro Shimoda
  • Yuji Shigemitsu
  • Tadahiko Kinoshita
  • Masaki Miyahara
  • Michio Kobayashi
    • 1
  1. 1.The First Department of SurgeryOita Medical UniversityHasama-machi, OitaJapan

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