Esophageal Carcinoma: State of the Art

Esophageal Carcinoma: State of the Art

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642640445
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 02/22/2012
Series: Recent Results in Cancer Research , #155
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Epidemiology of Esophageal Cancer, Especially Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus and Esophagogastric Junction.- Modern Pathology: Prognostic Parameters in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Esophagus.- Malignant Progression in Barrett’s Esophagus: Pathology and Molecular Biology.- Malignant Degeneration of Barrett’s Esophagus: Clinical Point of View.- New Diagnostic Methods for Esophageal Carcinoma.- Esophageal Carcinoma: Current Staging Strategies.- What’s New in Imaging? New Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Esophageal Cancer Using an Endoluminal Surface Coil and Antibody-Coated Magnetite Particles.- Risk Analysis in Esophageal Surgery.- Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Followed by Surgery for Resectable Esophageal Cancer.- Neoadjuvant Therapy of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Esophagus.- Therapy of Cervical Esophageal Carcinoma.- Esophageal Cancer: A European Perspective.- Significance of Extended Systemic Lymph Node Dissection for Thoracic Esophageal Carcinoma in Japan.- Gastric Conditioning.- Fundus Rotation Gastroplasty: A Modified Gastric Tube.- Colon Interposition.- Complications Following Esophageal Surgery.- Photodynamic Therapy.- Endoscopic Mucosectomy: An Alternative Treatment for Superficial Esophageal Cancer.- Quality of Life in Patients with Oesophageal Cancer.

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