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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lordick, F; Ott, K; Novotny, A; Schuhmacher, C; Siewert, JR 
Title:
[R1 resection in the surgery of upper gastrointestinal tumors: relevance and therapeutic consequences] 
Abstract:
Microscopically involved tumor margins are an important problem in the surgery of locally advanced esophageal and gastric carcinomas. We conducted a systematic review of the literature and a specific analysis of our own patient database. This article summarizes current knowledge of the incidence and prognosis of R1 resections in upper gastrointestinal cancers. Preoperative strategies for reducing the rate of R1 resections are presented, and the surgical options in case of R1 resection are discus...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Chirurg 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
78 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
792-801 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0009-4722 
TUM Institution:
III. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik