Patterns of operative mortality following esophagectomy.


Esophagectomy has one of the highest mortality rates among all surgical procedures. We investigated the type and frequency of complications associated with perioperative mortality after esophagectomy. We performed a retrospective review of all perioperative deaths following esophagectomy for esophageal cancer at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester from 1993 through… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2011.01304.x


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