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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Stein, HJ; Feith, M; Siewert, JR 
Title:
[Neoadjuvant therapy in the upper gastro-intestinal tract. Modern strategies for Barrett's cancer] 
Abstract:
While primary surgical resection with systematic lymphadenectomy remains the treatment of choice for locoregional Barrett's cancer, neoadjuvant chemotherapy is an increasingly accepted treatment modality for patients with locally advanced tumors and patients with extensive lymphatic spread. In contrast to neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy preoperative chemotherapy alone does not seem to increase peri-operative complications and mortality. Responders to pre-operative treatment clearly have a survival...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Chirurg 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
80 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
1019-22 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0009-4722 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik