Treatment of Esophageal and Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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ISBN: 978-88-470-2329-1 (Print) 978-88-470-2330-7 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. General Issues

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      Epidemiology of Esophageal and Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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      Pages 13-21

      Classification and Staging Systems

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      Pages 23-47

      Preoperative Work-up: Conventional Radiology, Ultrasonography, CT Scan, and MRI

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      Pages 49-56

      Preoperative Work-up: EsophagoGastroDuodenoScopy, Tracheobronchoscopy, and Endoscopic Ultrasonography

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      Pages 57-62

      Preoperative Work-up: PET and PET-CT

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      Pages 63-68

      Role of PET-CT in the Prediction of Response to Neoadjuvant Treatment

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      Pages 69-76

      Role of Molecular Biology in the Prediction of Response to Neoadjuvant Treatment

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      Pages 77-85

      Patient Selection according to General Condition and Associated Disease

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      Pages 87-92

      Esophageal Cancer Surgery: The Importance of Hospital Volume

  3. Carcinoma of Hypopharynx and Cervical Esophagus

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-112

      Surgical Treatment: Indications, Early and Long-term Results, and Disease Recurrence

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      Pages 113-128

      Multimodal Treatment: Early and Long-term Results and Recurrences

  4. Carcinoma of Thoracic Esophagus

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-129

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      Pages 131-138

      Neoadjuvant Treatment

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      Pages 139-159

      Controversial Issues in Esophageal Cancer: Surgical Approach and Lymphadenectomy

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      Pages 161-181

      Treatment of Resectable Esophageal Cancer: Indications and Long-term Results

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      Pages 183-187

      Treatment of Unresectable Esophageal Cancer: Indications and Long-term Results

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      Pages 189-207

      Early Results: Morbidity, Mortality, and the Treatment of Complications

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      Pages 209-219

      Treatment of Recurrent and Metastatic Esophageal Cancer

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      Pages 221-229

      Role of Endoscopy in Palliative Treatment

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      Pages 231-237

      Follow-up and Quality of Life after Esophagectomy

  5. Operative Techniques

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      Pages 239-239

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      Pages 241-256

      Carcinoma of Thoracic and Cervical Esophagus: Technical Notes

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 271-272

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