Should Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy Now Be Standard? Should Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy Now Be Standard?

With hybrid minimally invasive esophagectomy, the incidence of complications is lower than with open esophagectomy, but the overall survival rates are similar.Medscape Medical News
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(MedPage Today) -- Lower infection, 30-day mortality rates than with Whipple, esophagectomy
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ConclusionIn the absence of anatomical or other functional abnormalities of the gastric conduit, revisional surgery is contraindicated; rather, the diagnosis of rumination syndrome should be considered. The role of behavioral therapy integrated with diaphragmatic breathing training and biofeedback should be investigated in these patients.
Source: European Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conditions:   Clinical Stage I Esophageal Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8;   Clinical Stage I Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma AJCC v8;   Clinical Stage I Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8;   Clinical Stage II Esophageal Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8;   Clinical Stage II Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinom a AJCC v8;   Clinical Stage II Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8;   Clinical Stage IIA Esophageal Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8;   Clinical Stage IIA Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8;   Clinical Stage IIB Esophageal Adenocarcinoma AJCC v8;   Clinica...
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ConclusionsTUBB3 negative expression prior treatment and pCR may indicate a better prognosis for stage II and III ESCC patients after nab-paclitaxel plus cisplatin neoadjuvant chemotherapy following radical esophagectomy.
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ConclusionThe immunohistochemical study is essential for the diagnosis, which is based on the positivity for S-100 protein and absence of staining for CD34 and CD117.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur preliminary results demonstrate that this technique is safe and feasible for treating esophageal cancer within an acceptable length of operation time, which does not compromise the surgical radicality.
Source: World Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionThese results showed that the single-port inflatable mediastinoscopy combined with laparoscopy is feasible for radical esophagectomy and possesses good therapeutic efficacy and safety.
Source: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionThe clinicians should consider managing the patient’s position with anatomical familiarity to avoid brachial plexus injury due to intraoperative positioning.
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CONCLUSION: Routine prophylactic cholecystectomy during esophagectomy could be safe but unnecessary. PMID: 30618322 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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AbstractBackgroundInsufficient blood supply in the gastric tube is considered as a risk factor for postoperative anastomotic strictures in patients receiving esophagectomy, but the direct evidence is lacking.AimsWe aimed to investigate the correlation between perioperative blood supply in the anastomotic area of the gastric tube and the formation of anastomotic strictures in the patients undergoing esophagectomy.MethodsThis prospective study included 60 patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma undergoing Ivor Lewis  esophagectomy between March 2014 and February 2016, which were divided into stricture group (n&...
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