Modified Nissen fundoplication combined with Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy.

Abstract

Esophageal carcinoma is a difficult neoplasm to treat, with a reported overall 5-year survival of about 15%. The role of chemotherapy and radiation has yet to be defined, making surgical resection the standard treatment. Postoperative esophageal leak remains a significant contributor to morbidity and mortality, especially after an intrathoracic anastomosis… (More)

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