High-dose preoperative chemoradiotherapy in esophageal cancer patients does not increase postoperative pulmonary complications: correlation with dose-volume histogram parameters

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  • Meysan Hurmuzlu
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  • Kjell Øvrebø
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  • Tore Wentzel-Larsen
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  • Ludvig Paul Muren
  • Asgaut Viste
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  • Rune Smaaland
  • Afdeling for Medicinsk Fysik
To investigate the association of high-dose preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) and dose-volume histogram (DVH) parameters of lungs with incidence of postoperative pulmonary complications and to identify predictive clinical factors of pulmonary complications.
Original languageEnglish
JournalRadiotherapy & Oncology
Pages (from-to)60-4
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2010

    Research areas

  • Adult, Aged, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Chi-Square Distribution, Cisplatin, Esophageal Neoplasms, Female, Fluorouracil, Humans, Logistic Models, Male, Middle Aged, Norway, Pneumonia, Postoperative Complications, Preoperative Care, Radiotherapy Dosage, Respiratory Insufficiency, Retrospective Studies, Risk Factors, Treatment Outcome

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