Risk factors for delayed gastric emptying after esophagectomy


Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) is a common functional disorder after esophagectomy with gastric tube reconstruction. Little is known about risk factors that can predict this debilitating complication. Patients who underwent elective esophagectomy from 2008 to 2016 in a single center were retrospectively reviewed. Diagnosis of DGE was based on clinical… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00423-017-1576-7


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@article{Benedix2017RiskFF, title={Risk factors for delayed gastric emptying after esophagectomy}, author={Frank Benedix and Tobias Willems and Siegfried Kropf and Daniel Schubert and Patrick Stuebs and Stephanie Wolff}, journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery}, year={2017}, volume={402}, pages={547-554} }