Functional performance and quality of life in patients with squamous esophageal carcinoma receiving surgery or chemoradiation: results from a randomized trial. Ann Surg 2011; 253: 1-5.

Published: 4th May 2011

Authors: Teoh AYB, Yan C, Philip W, Wong TCL, Liu SYW, Hung W et al. et al.


The study included 81 patients. Surgery had a short term negative impact but these changes were insignificant two years after treatment. Chemoradiation had a negative impact on pulmonary function in the long term.

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