Surgical Treatment: Indications, Early and Long-term Results, and Disease Recurrence

  • Giovanni de Manzoni
  • Franco Barbieri
  • Andrea Zanoni
  • Francesco Casella
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


Cancers of the hypopharynx and cervical esophagus used to be studied and treated together, due to the anatomical proximity of the two structures and the frequent infiltration of both. Nowadays, they are considered two different disease entities, with different symptoms, patterns of diffusion, and survival rates.


Thoracic Esophagus Cervical Esophagus Pyriform Sinus Hypopharyngeal Cancer Thoracic Esophageal Cancer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni de Manzoni
    • 1
  • Franco Barbieri
    • 1
  • Andrea Zanoni
    • 1
  • Francesco Casella
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Surgery, Upper G.I. Surgery DivisionUniversity of VeronaVeronaItaly

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