[Surgical complications of esophageal resections: our experience with 168 operations].


We performed 346 operations for oesophageal cancer between 1 June 1991 and 31 May 2001. 168 of them were resections. The resection rate was 48.5 percent. The most frequently performed operation was subtotal resection of the oesophagus with the removal of paraesophageal lymph nodes. Reconstruction was usually performed with gastric tube pulled up… (More)


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