The impact of volume on outcomes after oesophageal cancer surgery.

  title={The impact of volume on outcomes after oesophageal cancer surgery.},
  author={Ioannis Rouvelas and Jesper Lagergren},
  journal={ANZ journal of surgery},
  volume={80 9},
Oesophageal cancer is an aggressive disease with a poor prognosis. Oesophagectomy is an established, potentially curative treatment, for patients with resectable oesophageal cancer. The anatomical location of the oesophagus explains why this type of operation is one of the most demanding and traumatic surgical procedures undertaken in general surgery. Unfortunately, the risk for severe post-operative complications is high and the chance for cure remains low. It is, however, encouraging that the… CONTINUE READING

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