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World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 41, Issue 5, pp 1393–1394 | Cite as

Changing the Rules of Resectability of T4b Esophageal Cancer Invading Aorta

  • Dimitrios Schizas
  • Demetrios MorisEmail author
  • Theodoros Liakakos
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Esophageal Cancer Esophageal Carcinoma Aortic Wall Mediastinal Lymph Node Metastasis Aorta Replacement 
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

None.

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Copyright information

© Société Internationale de Chirurgie 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitrios Schizas
    • 1
  • Demetrios Moris
    • 2
    Email author
  • Theodoros Liakakos
    • 1
  1. 1.1st Department of Surgery, Laikon General HospitalNational and Kapodistrian University of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.Lerner Research InstituteCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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