Factors Influencing the Prognosis of Mucosal Carcinoma of the Esophagus
In recent years, an increasing number of cases of esophageal carcinoma have been diagnosed and resected curatively at the stage of mucosal carcinoma because of technical advances in endoscopic diagnosis. However, one such patient in our department died of recurrent carcinoma 13 months after resection. We observed a group of patients who underwent resection and investigated the factors which influenced the prognosis of mucosal esophageal carcinoma.
KeywordsEsophageal Carcinoma Lymphatic Invasion Endoscopic Diagnosis Main Lesion Depressed Type
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