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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Riedel, Martin; Stein, Hubert J.; Mounyam, Leonard; Busch, Raymonde; Siewert, Jörg 
Title:
Predictors of Tracheobronchial Invasion of Suprabifurcal Oesophageal Cancer 
Abstract:
Background: Factors possibly predicting airway invasion of oesophageal cancer in the absence of frank oesophagotracheal fistulas have not been studied. Objectives: To identify possible predictors of airway invasion by oesophageal cancer that are readily accessible in the preoperative setting. Methods: We prospectively investigated 148 patients with newly diagnosed oesophageal cancer located at or above the level of the tracheal bifurcation and without any evidence of oesophago-respiratory fistul...    »
 
Keywords:
Bronchoscopy; Oesophageal neoplasms; Oesophagectomy; Tumor staging; Trachea 
Journal title:
Respiration 
Year:
2000 
Journal volume:
67 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
630--637 
Publisher:
S. Karger AG 
Publisher address:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
14230356 
E-ISSN:
1423-0356 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.