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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Bumm, R; Feith, M; Lordick, F; Herschbach, P; Siewert, JR 
Title:
Impact of multidisciplinary tumor boards on diagnosis and treatment of esophageal cancer 
Abstract:
Background: This paper describes the design and operation of a daily intradisciplinary tumor board in a university hospital setting. The results focus on patients with esophageal cancer. Methods: A daily tumor board was established using a central database and web technology. Disease management teams defined treatment guidelines and TNM-stages, treatment concepts and perioperative risk as well as prospectively evaluated psycho oncological stress factors. Furthermore, we studied compliance betwee...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur Surg 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
39 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
136-140 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1682-8631 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik