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Table 2 Reported cases of surgical management of lung recurrence for esophageal cancer

From: The role of surgical treatment in isolated organ recurrence of esophageal cancer—a systematic review of the literature

Author (year) Disease-free interval following esophagectomy (months) Number of patients Number of lesions Operation Survival following recurrence resection
Kanamori et al. 2017 15.5 (3–60) 33 27 patients with solitary tumors, 2 patients with 2 tumors, 4 patients with 3 or more 20 wedge resections, 6 segmentectomies, 7 lobectomies 17.9 (2–92)
Hiyoshi et al. 2015 26.4 (4.6–41.7) 4 N/S (solitary or occurred in a localized field) 4 partial pulmonary resections, 1 partial pulmonary resection with chest well resection, 1 bilateral pulmonary resection with chest wall resection 25.3 (10.7–30.4)
Kozu et al. 2015 15 (7–36) 15 1–2 11 wedge resections, 2 segmentectomies, 2 lobectomies 32
Kosaka et al. 2014 28 1 1 Thoracoscopic partial lung resection 12 months alive
Kobayashi et al. 2014 23.8 (0–61) 23 1–3 25 wedge resections, 2 segmentectomies, 2 lobectomies 37.4 (1–114)
Ichida et al. 2013 6 (0–18) 5 1–3 N/S 48 (10–63)
Takemura et al. 2012 N/S 5 1 5 wedge resections 48 (6–124) at the time of follow-up
Ichikawa et al. 2011 15.5 (3.8–79.1) 23 1–4 17 wedge resections, 3 segmentectomies, 3 lobectomies 28.7 (4.9–214.5)
Shiono et al. 2008 14 (0–124) 49 1–5 23 wedge resections, 16 lobectomies, 8 segmentectomies, 2 bilobectomies 27
Chen et al. 2008 21 (13–69) 5 1–5 2 wedge resections, 3 segmentectomies 24 (11–90) at the follow-up
  1. Results are expressed as the median and range or the number
  2. Not stated