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Endoscopic Treatment Versus Esophagectomy for Early-Stage Esophageal Cancer: a Population-Based Study Using Propensity Score Matching.

Authors
  • Zeng, Yuan1, 2
  • Liang, Wenhua1, 2
  • Liu, Jun1, 2
  • He, Jianxing3, 4
  • 1 Department of Thoracic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, No 151, Yanjiang Rd, Guangzhou, 510120, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China. , (China)
  • 2 Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease & China State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease & National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou, China. , (China)
  • 3 Department of Thoracic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, No 151, Yanjiang Rd, Guangzhou, 510120, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China. [email protected] , (China)
  • 4 Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease & China State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease & National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou, China. [email protected] , (China)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
21
Issue
12
Pages
1977–1983
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s11605-017-3563-2
PMID: 29030780
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

In this population-based study using PSM, patients with stage Tis and T1N0M0 esophageal cancer with ET had OS and ECSS comparable to those treated by esophagectomy after adjusting for clinical variables. The results support ET as an alternative to esophagectomy in early esophageal cancer.

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