Comparison of laparoscopic inversion esophagectomy and open transhiatal esophagectomy for high-grade dysplasia and stage I esophageal adenocarcinoma.

@article{Perry2009ComparisonOL,
  title={Comparison of laparoscopic inversion esophagectomy and open transhiatal esophagectomy for high-grade dysplasia and stage I esophageal adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Kyle A. Perry and C. Kristian Enestvedt and Thai Pham and Melissa Welker and Blair A Jobe and John G. Hunter and Brett C Sheppard},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={144 7},
  pages={679-84}
}
HYPOTHESIS The perioperative outcomes of laparoscopic inversion esophagectomy (LIE) are comparable to those of open transhiatal esophagectomy (THE), with potential benefits related to the use of minimally invasive techniques. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Tertiary care university hospital. PATIENTS AND INTERVENTIONS From July 1, 2003, through March 31, 2008, 21 consecutive patients underwent LIE for high-grade dysplasia or clinical stage I esophageal cancer. We compared these… CONTINUE READING
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