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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schauer, M; Knoefel, WT; Friess, H; Theisen, J 
Title:
The amount of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for Barrett's carcinoma does not correlate with long-term survival. 
Abstract:
Several studies have proven an ameliorated prognosis after a neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced Barrett's carcinoma in case of response. The necessary amount of neoadjuvant chemotherapy within a multimodal therapy concept with following oesophageal resection has never been evaluated so far.The clinical course of 122 patients with Barrett's carcinoma, who all underwent a neoadjuvant chemotherapy with cisplatin, five fluorouracil and leucovorin and following oesophagectomy, was reviewed. The...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Gastrointest Surg 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
15 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
1750-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1091-255X 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik