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Prognostic significance of circumferential resection margin involvement following oesophagectomy for cancer.

Abstract:

The factors affecting long-term survival following oesophagectomy for oesophageal cancer are poorly understood. We examined the significance of microscopic tumour involvement at the circumferential resection margin (CRM) on postoperative survival following oesophagectomy. The case notes of 329 patients who underwent a potentially curative oesophagectomy for squamous or adenocarcinoma were reviewed retrospectively. As part of the procedure, all patients underwent an en-bloc resection of their ...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6600931

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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
88
Issue:
10
Pages:
1549-1552
Publication date:
2003-05-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:3a04fe77-e577-457e-8586-ceab987f1e7a
Source identifiers:
369617
Local pid:
pubs:369617

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