Xing-Ming Zhou

Zhejiang Cancer Hospital, Hang-hsien, Zhejiang Sheng, China

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    ABSTRACT: Recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) lymph node metastasis used to be shown a predictor for poor prognosis in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prognostic impact of RLN node metastasis and the number of metastatic lymph nodes in node-positive patients with squamous cell carcinoma of middle thoracic esophagus.
    BMC Surgery 07/2014; 14(1):43. · 1.97 Impact Factor
  • Xun Yang, Jin-Shi Liu, Xing-Ming Zhou, Ying Chai
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    ABSTRACT: To explore the suitable lymphadenectomy for squamous cell carcinoma of the lower thoracic esophagus. From January 2004 to December 2007, 300 patients with lower thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma underwent Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy with 2-field lymphadenectomy in our department. All cases were retrospectively analyzed. 143 cases underwent standardlymphadenectomy(standard group), 157 cases underwent total lymphadenectomy(total group). The clinical and pathological characteristics, the status of lymph node metastases, postoperative complications and survival rates were compared between two groups. There were more lymph nodes dissected(30 ± 10 vs 26 ± 8, P = 0.001)and higher respiratory failure rate(16.6% vs 0.7%, P = 0.038) in total group than in standard group. The 5-year survival rate was 28.9% and 30.2%, respectively(P = 0.936). The total 2-field lymphadenectomydoesn't provides better survival benefit for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the lower thoracic esophagus, instead more complications occurred. For local advanced tumor, 3-field lymphadenectomy and comprehensive treatment should be considered.
    Zhonghua yi xue za zhi 11/2013; 93(41):3297-3299.
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    ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: The aim of this study is to compare clinical outcomes between patients with solitary lymph node metastasis and node-negative (N0) patients in squamous cell carcinoma of the middle thoracic esophagus. METHODS: A series of 135 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the middle thoracic esophagus were retrospectively investigated. There were 33 patients with solitary lymph node metastasis and 102 N0 patients. Skip metastasis in 33 patients with solitary lymph node metastasis was defined according three criteria: Japanese Society for Esophageal Disease (JSED), American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC), and the anatomical compartment. RESULTS: In 33 patients with solitary lymph node metastasis, skip metastasis was shown in 13, 23, and 8 patients according JSED, AJCC and anatomical compartment respectively. The 5-year survival rates for N0 patients and patients with solitary lymph node metastasis were 58 % and 32 % respectively (P =0.008). Multivariate analysis revealed that skip metastasis was not an independent prognostic factor. CONCLUSIONS: For patients with middle thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, solitary lymph node metastasis has a negative impact on survival compared with N0 disease; skip metastasis, however, is comparable to N0 diseases in predicting prognosis.
    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 10/2012; 10(1):210. · 1.09 Impact Factor
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    Jie Wu, Ying Chai, Xing-Ming Zhou, Qi-Xun Chen, Fu-Lai Yan
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    ABSTRACT: To evaluate the clinical outcome of Ivor Lewis subtotal esophagectomy with two-field lymphadenectomy for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the lower thoracic esophagus. From January 1998 to December 2001, 73 patients with lower thoracic esophageal carcinoma underwent Ivor-Lewis subtotal esophagectomy with two-field lymphadenectomy. Clinicopathological information, postoperative complications, mortality and long term survival of all these patients were analyzed retrospectively. The operative morbidity and mortality was 15.1% and the mortality was 2.7%. Lymph node metastases were found in 52 patients (71.2%). Nodal metastases to the upper, middle, lower mediastini and upper abdomen were found in 13 (17.8%), 15 (20.5%), 30 (41.1%), and 25 (34.2%) patients, respectively. Postoperative staging was as follows: stage I in 5 patients, stage II in 34 patients, stage III in 32 patients, and stage IV in 2 patients, respectively. The overall 5-year survival rate was 23.3%. For N0 and N1 patients, the 5-year survival rate was 38.1% and 17.3%, respectively (c2 = 22.65, P < 0.01). The 5-year survival rate for patients in stages IIa, IIb and III was 31.2%, 27.8% and 12.5%, respectively (c2 = 29.18, P < 0.01). Ivor Lewis subtotal esophagectomy with two-field (total mediastinum) lymphadenectomy is a safe and appropriate operation for squamous cell carcinoma of the lower thoracic esophagus.
    World Journal of Gastroenterology 08/2008; 14(32):5084-9. · 2.55 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Bronchial sleeve resection and/or pulmovascular sleeve resection can maximize preservation of normal lung tissues after tumor resection, which provides a resection mode for lung cancer surgery. This study was to investigate the technique, operative results and survival of lung cancer patients after sleeve resection. Eighty-two central lung cancer patients underwent sleeve resection in Zhejiang Cancer Hospital from Jun. 2001 to Dec. 2006. Among them, 23 underwent concomitant pulmovascular sleeve resection, 2 underwent pulmovascular sleeve resection alone. All patients received systematic lymph node dissection. The results of lymph node dissection and the occurrence of postoperative complications were studied. The survival of patients was analyzed by Kaplan-Meier method. An average of 20 lymph nodes (range, 9-57; median, 19 ) were dissected from 82 patients. Of the 82 patients, 49 (59.8%) were at stage N1, 21 (25.6%) at stage N2. Two (2.4%) patients died 2 and 3 days after operation. No bronchial anastomotic leakage occurred. The 1-, 2-, 3-, and 5-year survival rates were 78.4%, 52.5%, 39.1%, and 23.4%, respectively, with a median survival of 26 months. There were no significant differences in 1-, 3-, and 5-year survival rates between male and female patients, or between the patients aged of <60 and > or =60. The differences in 1-, 3-, and 5-year survival rates among N1(-) N2(-), N1 (+) N2(-), N2(+) patients, and among stageI, II, IIIA, IIIB patients were significant (P<0.01). Perioperative mortality and the incidence of anastomosis-related complications for lung cancer patients after sleeve resection are low. Sleeve resection is an alternative to pneumonectomy for certain indications. Systematic lymph node dissection does not increase operative complications and mortality. The survival of lung cancer patients after sleeve resection is conelated to lymph node metastasis and clinical stage, but has no correlation to gender or age.
    Ai zheng = Aizheng = Chinese journal of cancer 05/2008; 27(5):510-5.
  • Jie Wu, Ying Chai, Xing-Ming Zhou, Qi-Xun Chen, Fu-Lai Yan
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    ABSTRACT: Esophagectomy with local regional lymph node dissection is the main treatment for lower thoracic esophageal carcinoma. This study was to assess the clinical outcomes of Ivor Lewis esophagectomy with two-field lymph node dissection for squamous cell carcinoma of the lower thoracic esophagus. Clinical data of 73 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the lower thoracic esophagus, who underwent Ivor Lewis esophagectomy with two-field lymph node dissection from Jan. 1998 to Dec. 2001, were analyzed retrospectively. Kaplan-Meier method was used for survival analysis. The morbidity of postoperative complications was 15.1% with a 2.7% mortality rate. The lymph node metastasis rate was 71.2%; the metastasis rate of the upper mediastinal nodes was 17.8%. Of the 73 patients, 5 were at stage I, 35 at stage II, 32 at stage III, and 2 at stage IV. The overall 5-year survival rate was 23.3%. The 5-year survival rate was 38.1% for N0 patients and 17.3% for N1 patients (P<0.01), and was 31.2% for stage IIa patients, 27.8% for stage IIb patients, and 12.5% for stage III patients (P<0.01). Ivor Lewis esophagectomy with two-field lymph node dissection for squamous cell carcinoma of the lower thoracic esophagus is a safe operation, and may increase the chances of complete resection.
    Ai zheng = Aizheng = Chinese journal of cancer 03/2007; 26(3):307-11.
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    ABSTRACT: To analyze the complications and treatment results of intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) for esophageal carcinoma. Sixty patients with thoracic esophageal carcinoma underwent esophagectomy through right thoractomy, 30 patients of whom received IORT of 15 - 25 Gy. In patients who underwent IORT, 2 cases of pneumonitis, 1 case of anastomotic leak and 1 case of incisional wound infection were found. In patients underwent surgery only, 1 case of thoracic empyema and 1 case of anastomotic leak were found. All the complications ultimately healed. There was no operative mortality. During the follow-up of 3 years, in patients who underwent IORT, 2 of 3 died of radiation pneumonitis 24 and 26 months after IORT with one complicated with bronchoesophageal fistula. One of 3 died of multiple lung metastases. The 3-year survival rate was 88.0% (22/25) in IORT group and 76.0% (19/25) in surgery only group. Intraoperative radiotherapy can reduce locoregional recurrence if performed to thoracic esophageal carcinoma patients without surgical contraindication or distant metastasis. Radiation pneumonitis, a common complication difficult to manage, implies a poor prognosis and, consequently, the lung and bronchus should be protected from the radiation.
    Zhonghua zhong liu za zhi [Chinese journal of oncology] 04/2003; 25(2):178-80.