The Impact of Postoperative Complications on Survivals After Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer

@inproceedings{Booka2015TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Postoperative Complications on Survivals After Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer},
  author={Eisuke Booka and Hiroya Takeuchi and Tomohiko Nishi and Satoru Matsuda and Takuji Kaburagi and Kazumasa Fukuda and Rieko Nakamura and Tsunehiro Takahashi and Norihito Wada and Hirofumi Kawakubo and Tai Omori and Yuko Kitagawa and Derakhshan. Mohammad},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2015}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the impact of postoperative complications after esophagectomy on long-term outcome.The treatment of esophageal cancer has recently been improved; however, esophagectomy with thoracotomy and laparotomy carries considerable postoperative morbidity and mortality. The real impact of postoperative complications on overall survival is still under evaluation.A retrospective analysis was performed on patients with esophageal cancer who underwent esophagectomy with… CONTINUE READING