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Table 1 Clinicopathological features of the 5 patients with esophageal carcinoma

From: Surgical treatment for pulmonary metastases from esophageal carcinoma after definitive chemoradiotherapy: Experience from a single institution

Patient
  1 2 3 4 5
Age 69 59 68 74 55
Gender M M M M M
Location Ce Ce Ce Ut Ut
Clinical stage (TNM) IIIC (T4bN0M0) IIIC (T4bN1M0) IIIC (T4bN1M0) IIIA (T3N1M0) IIIC (T4bN1M0)
Histology SCC SCC SCC SCC SCC
CRT regimen FP + RT FP + RT FP + RT NF + RT FP + RT
Therapeutic effect of CRT CR CR CR CR CR
First recurrence site Locala Lung Lung Lung Lung
  1. M, male; Ce, cervical esophagus; Ut, upper thoracic esophagus; SCC, squamous cell carcinoma; CRT, chemoradiotherapy; FP, 5-fluorouracil plus cisplatin; NF, nedaplatin plus 5-fluorouracil; RT, radiotherapy; CR, complete response
  2. a a total pharyngolaryngoesophagectomy was performed