Gastric Per Oral Pyloromyotomy for Post-Vagotomy-Induced Gastroparesis Following Esophagectomy

ConclusionsGPOP status post-esophagectomy presented multiple challenges: difficulty maintaining field of view and insufflation, establishing tension and counter tension for the mucosotomy, and a limited working space. With care and patience, endoscopists trained to perform POEM may apply their skillset to help a large population of patients suffering with post-esophagectomy gastroparesis.
Source: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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Discussion: This investigative study will provide clinical evidence of BRIHK administration for anxiety and water brash, which might improve mental distress and reduce postoperative mortality. Trial registration: The protocol and progress are registered on the Japan Registry of Clinical Trials (jRCT s021190001) and University Hospital Medical Information Network (UMIN000031330). The protocol was approved by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare certified clinical research review board, Tohoku University (CRB2180001).
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Clinical Trial Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeCompared with open thoracotomy, minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) methods, such as transhiatal or thoracoscopic esophagectomy, likely have lower morbidity. However, the relationship between intraoperative fluid management and postoperative complications after MIE remains unclear. Thus, we investigated the association of cumulative intraoperative fluid balance and postoperative complications in patients undergoing MIE.MethodsThis single-center retrospective cohort study examined patients undergoing thoracoscopic esophagectomy for esophageal cancer in the prone position. Postoperative complications includ...
Source: Journal of Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Reporting complications according to the ECCG platform is feasible in the Netherlands and facilitates international benchmarking.
Source: Annals of Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLES Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: This novel method for lymphadenectomy along the left RLN during thoracoscopic esophagectomy in the semi-prone position is much safer and more effective. PMID: 32256021 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: World J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe presence of a LSE can increase the procedural difficulty of MIE and the incidence of morbidity after MIE. Thus, careful attention must be paid to anatomical esophageal position before performing MIE.
Source: World Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusions: In our opinion, HMIE is a promising surgical technique. But further RCTs are still needed to confirm the advantages and disadvantages of HMIE mentioned above. PMID: 32036710 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Investigative Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: J Invest Surg Source Type: research
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Source: Ann Oncol - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Ann Surg Oncol Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundIn April 2017, we launched the multidisciplinary Hamamatsu Perioperative Care Team (HOPE) for all surgical patients. We developed a reinforced intervention strategy, particularly for esophagectomy. We herein report the outcomes of the HOPE at 2  years after commencement.MethodsA total 125 patients underwent esophagectomy and gastric conduit reconstruction for esophageal or esophagogastric junction cancer between January 2014 and December 2018 at the Department of Surgery in Hamamatsu University School of Medicine. The patients were divided into the pre-HOPE group including 62 patients who underwent e...
Source: Esophagus - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Authors: Lai G, Guo N, Jiang Y, Lai J, Li Y, Lai R Abstract OBJECTIVE: To assess whether the duration of one-lung ventilation (OLV) affects postoperative pulmonary complications after McKeown esophagectomy for esophageal cancer. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of data stored in a database for esophageal cancer was carried out to identify predictors of postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing McKeown esophagectomy at Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center between 2010 and 2012. RESULTS: Patients in the OLV ⩾150 minutes group had a higher incidence of postoperative pulmonary complication...
Source: Tumori - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Tumori Source Type: research
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Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
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