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Mediastinoscopy in cancer of the oesophagus or cardia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  594724     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fifty consecutive patients with verified squamous cell carcinoma in the oesophagus or adenocarcinoma had mediastinal metastases. One of 21 patients scopy. Seven of 29 patients with squamous cell carcinoma and mediastinal metastases. One of 21 patients with adenocarcinoma had this finding. It is concluded that patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus should be mediastinoscopied and that it is also a worthwhile method in patients with adenocarcinoma.
Authors:
E Berglin; J Groth; G William-Olsson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0036-5580     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  1977  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-02-18     Completed Date:  1978-02-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0121343     Medline TA:  Scand J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  275-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenocarcinoma / diagnosis*
Aged
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / diagnosis*
Cardia*
Esophageal Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Female
Humans
Lymphatic Metastasis
Male
Mediastinal Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Mediastinoscopy*
Stomach Neoplasms / diagnosis*

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