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Significance of Systematic Lymphadenectomy in Patients with Esophageal Cancer

  • H. D. Röher
  • P. R. Verreet
  • H. Becker
  • O. Horstmann
  • C. Ohmann
Conference paper

Abstract

“Surgical therapy still yields the best results in esophageal cancer!” Although the status of radio- and chemotherapy is still controversial, this quotation by Nakayama in 1979 [1] is still valid today.

Keywords

Esophageal Cancer Esophageal Carcinoma Transhiatal Esophagectomy Transthoracic Esophagectomy Thoracic Esophageal Cancer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. D. Röher
  • P. R. Verreet
  • H. Becker
  • O. Horstmann
  • C. Ohmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryHeinrich-Heine-UniversityDüsseldorfGermany

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