Esophagectomy

Known as: oesophagectomy, Esophagectomy, not otherwise specified, Med: Esophagectomy 
Excision of part (partial) or all (total) of the esophagus. (Dorland, 28th ed)
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE The primary treatment modality for patients with carcinoma of the esophagus or gastroesophageal junction has been surgery… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To assess our outcomes after minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE). SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Esophagectomy has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The Department of Veterans Affairs National Surgical Quality Improvement Program is a unique resource to prospectively… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Controversy exists about the best surgical treatment for esophageal carcinoma. METHODS We randomly assigned 220… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Anastomotic complications after esophagectomy continue to be a burden jeopardizing the quality of life and of swallowing. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Hospital mortality after esophagectomy has decreased from 29% to 7.5% over the last decades because of improved… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
HYPOTHESIS Minimally invasive esophagectomy can be performed as safely as conventional esophagectomy and has distinct… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Hospitals that treat a relatively high volume of patients for selected surgical oncology procedures report lower surgical… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE To evaluate early results with laparoscopic total esophagectomy for benign and malignant disease of the esophagus… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Twelve patients with benign and malignant esophageal diseases were treated by transhiatal esophagectomy, without thoracotomy… (More)
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