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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Siewert, JR; Lordick, F; Ott, K; Stein, HJ; Weber, WA; Becker, K; Peschel, C; Fink, U; Schwaiger, M 
Title:
Induction chemotherapy in Barrett cancer: influence on surgical risk and outcome. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: To study the impact of induction chemotherapy on surgical risk and outcome in locally advanced Barrett cancer. BACKGROUND: Induction chemotherapy has become an accepted choice for the treatment of locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and the esophagogastric junction. It has been shown that early assessment of metabolic response using positron emission tomography predicts response to chemotherapy. Metabolic response has also been revealed to be an independent prognostic fac...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Ann Surg 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
246 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
624-8; discussion 628-31 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0003-4932 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik; III. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; r Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie; Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik