Ann Surg Oncol (2018) 25:2034–2043 https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6504-8 O R I G IN AL ARTI CL E – GA STROIN TESTINA L O N C OLO G Y The Negative Survival Impact of Infectious Complications After Surgery is Canceled Out by the Response of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Esophageal Cancer 1 2 1 2 Kazuki Kano, MD , Toru Aoyama, MD, PhD , Takaki Yoshikawa, MD, PhD , Yukio Maezawa, MD , 1 1 1 2 Tetsushi Nakajima, MD , Tsutomu Hayashi, MD , Takanobu Yamada, MD, PhD , Tsutomu Sato, MD, PhD , 2 2 2 1 Takashi Oshima, MD, PhD , Yasushi Rino, MD, PhD , Munetaka Masuda, MD, PhD , Haruhiko Cho, MD, PhD , and Takashi Ogata, MD, PhD 1 2 Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Kanagawa, Japan; Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan ABSTRACT interval [CI] 1.057–5.263, p = 0.036). In the subset anal- Background. This study was designed to investigate ysis, postoperative ICs were a marginally signiﬁcant whether postoperative infectious complications (ICs) are a independent risk factor for OS in the nonresponders (HR risk factor for the prognosis in esophageal cancer patients 2.862; 95% CI 0.942–8.696, p = 0.063) but
Annals of Surgical Oncology – Springer Journals
Published: May 10, 2018
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