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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hartwig, W; Hartung, W; Strobel, O; Lordick, F; Büchler, MW; Werner, J 
Title:
[Multimodal therapy of esophageal cancer] 
Abstract:
Surgery is still the treatment of choice in patients with resectable oesophageal cancer. However, recent randomised controlled trials suggest beneficial effects of adjuvant or neoadjuvant treatment modalities on progression-free and overall survival compared to surgery alone. Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in combination with surgery is most effective in squamous cell carcinomas. Increased perioperative morbidity and mortality should be minimised by surgery in a high-volume centre. In adenocarcin...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Z Gastroenterol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
46 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
1207-13 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0044-2771 
TUM Institution:
III. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik