Prognostic Impact of Perineural, Blood and Lymph Vessel Invasion for Esophageal Cancer Patients

Michael Tachezy, Florian Gebauer, Asad Kutup, Jakob R. Izbicki & Yogesh Kumar Vashist
Introduction: Esophageal cancer is one of the most aggressive tumor types and associated with a poor prognosis of the patients. Only few studies with inconsistent results have investigated the prognostic impact of tumor-micro-invasion in blood (AI) and lymphatic vessels (LVI) and perineural invasion[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]