Case report: Metachronous early gastric carcinoma in a reconstructed gastric tube after radical operation for oesophageal carcinoma

Kazuo Koyanagi, Soji Ozawa, Nobutoshi Ando, Chih Horng Shih, Eiichi Nakamura, Hiroya Takeuchi, Kouji Hayashi, Masaki Kitajima

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Abstract

The incidence of double cancer has increased as a result of the significant advances in both diagnostic procedures and anti-cancer therapy, and as the outcome of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) has improved, the number of cases of double cancer of the eosophagus and stomach has also increased. Two patients with metachronous early gastric carcinoma in a reconstructed gastric tube were successfully treated after subtotal oesophagectomy for ESCC. These cases have shown that early diagnosis of second cancer is very important for curative therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-315
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia)
Volume13
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Jan 1

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Keywords

  • Metachronous double cancer
  • Oesophageal carcinoma
  • Reconstructed gastric tube

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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