Evidence-based surgical treatment of esophageal cancer: overview of high-quality studies

S M. Lagarde, B. C. Vrouenraets, L.P. Stassen, J.J. van Lanschot

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Abstract

Evidence-based medicine is the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of best available evidence in making decisions for individual patient care. The present review gives an evidence-based review of esophageal cancer surgery. The literature search was restricted to the highest level of evidence on the surgical treatment of esophageal cancer.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1319-1326
Number of pages8
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume89
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2010

Keywords

  • RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS
  • CERVICAL ESOPHAGOGASTRIC ANASTOMOSIS
  • LIMITED TRANSHIATAL RESECTION
  • GASTRIC TUBE RECONSTRUCTION
  • TRANSTHORACIC RESECTION
  • THORACIC ANASTOMOSIS
  • HAND-SEWN
  • INTRATHORACIC STOMACH
  • CLINICAL-TRIAL
  • NO DRAINAGE

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