esophagogastric junction

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Noun1.esophagogastric junction - the junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium
join, articulation, joint, junction, juncture - the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
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25) reported that CT volumetry could predict the response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction, while the classic approach of tumor diameter measurement could not.
Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagogastric Junction in China according to Siewert's classification.
Rusch, "7th edition of the AJCC cancer staging manual: esophagus and esophagogastric junction," Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol.
Signet-ring cell or mucinous histology after preoperative chemoradiation and survival in patients with esophageal or esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma.
KEY WORDS: Adenocarcinoma of esophagogastric junction, Gastric tube, Quality of life, EORTC QLQ-C30, EORTC QLQ-STO22.
In spite of the decreasing incidence of gastric cancer in many countries, the last four decades have seen an increase in cases of cancer arising in the cardia, accompanying an increase in the incidence of adenocarcinomas at the esophagogastric junction and at the distal esophagus, especially in male, white patients.