Section 6
Chapter 5,143

Diagnosis and surgical treatment of early esophageal carcinoma

Huang, G.J.; Shao, L.F.; Zhang, D.W.; Li, Z.C.; Wang, G.Q.; Liu, S.X.; Chang, F.B.

Chinese Medical Journal 94(4): 229-232


ISSN/ISBN: 0366-6999
PMID: 6790237
Accession: 005142103

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The technique of abrasive cytology is a simple and efficient procedure for the diagnosis of early carcinoma of the [human] esophagus and is now widely adopted as an important diagnostic armamentarium in most thoracic clinics. It is particularly valuable in mass screening in high incidence areas whereby a high percentage of early cases of esophageal carcinoma can be detected. With early detection and early surgery for carcinoma of the esophagus, the results of treatment are gratifying.