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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schauer, M; Stein, H; Lordick, F; Feith, M; Theisen, J; Siewert, JR 
Title:
Results of a multimodal therapy in patients with stage IV Barrett's adenocarcinoma. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Locally advanced and metastatic Barrett's carcinomas account for the majority of this tumor entity at the time of diagnosis. Many studies have shown that a multimodal therapy concept consisting of neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by resection can result in improved long-term survival in patients responding to chemotherapy. The benefit of a multimodal therapy concept in patients with stage IV disease remains unclear. METHODS: A total of 178 patients with Barrett's carcinoma who under...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
World J Surg 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
32 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
2655-60 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0364-2313 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik; III. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik