A randomized controlled clinical trial of palliative therapies for patients with inoperable esophageal cancer

Secondary title: 
T2 - American journal of gastroenterology
Short title: 
A randomized controlled clinical trial of palliative therapies for patients with inoperable esophageal cancer
Authors: 
Shenfine, J.
McNamee, P.
Steen, N.
Bond, J.
Griffin, S. M.
Start page: 
1674-85
Annotations: 
Type B, Priority 5
Year: 
2009
Accession number: 
CN-00698004
Database: 
CENTRAL Issue 4 2014
Number: 
M1 - 7
ID: 
945
DOI: 
10.1038/ajg.2009.155 (link)
Notes: 
N1 - Comparative Study; Journal Article; Multicenter Study; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Key words: 
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols [therapeutic use]
Catheterization [instrumentation]
Cause of Death
Confidence Intervals
Critical Illness [therapy]
Decision Making
Deglutition Disorders [etiology] [therapy]
Esophageal Neoplasms [complications] [mortality] [pathology] [therapy]
Evidence-Based Medicine
Geriatric Assessment
Kaplan-Meier Estimate
Neoplasm Invasiveness [pathology]
Palliative Care [methods]
Probability
Prospective Studies
Quality of Life
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Statistics, Nonparametric
Stents
Survival Analysis
Time Factors
Treatment Outcome
Aged[checkword]
Aged, 80 and over[checkword]
Female[checkword]
Humans[checkword]
Male[checkword]
Sr-sympt: sr-uppergi
Types of evidence: 
Type B
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do