Surgical Result of Esophageal Cancer Treated with Extended Lymph Node Dissection
The relapse rate of esophageal cancer is high, especially at the cervical and supra-clavicular nodes . This makes it difficult to hope for an improvement of long-term survival of the patient. In order to have curative operation, we initiated extensive three-field lymph node dissection, including the lymph nodes in the neck, mediastinum, and abdomen .
KeywordsEsophageal Cancer Cervical Node Metastasis Cancer Location Esophageal Disease Abdominal Node
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