Advances in Modern Medicine


by

Kiyomi Taniyama, Wataru Kamiike

DOI: 10.2174/97816810802391150101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-023-9, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-024-6





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Changes in Esophageal Cancer Treatment Over the Past Decade at Our Hospital

- Pp. 167-172 (6)

Nobutaka Hatanaka and Jeong Ho Moon

Abstract

An esophagectomy with three-field lymph node dissection has been performed widely in Japan, but multidisciplinary therapy that uses a combination of radiation therapy and chemotherapy is necessary to improve the prognosis in patients with advanced esophageal cancer. Several new techniques have contributed to reducing post-operative complications and we have introduced some techniques into the treatment of esophageal cancer at our hospital.

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