Surgical treatments for esophageal cancers

William H. Allum, Luigi Bonavina, Stephen D. Cassivi, Miguel A. Cuesta, Zhao Ming Dong, Valter Nilton Felix, Edgar Figueredo, Piers A.C. Gatenby, Leonie Haverkamp, Maksat A. Ibraev, Mark J. Krasna, René Lambert, Rupert Langer, Michael P.N. Lewis, Katie S. Nason, Kevin Parry, Shaun R. Preston, Jelle P. Ruurda, Lara W. Schaheen, Roger P. TatumIgor N. Turkin, Sylvia van der Horst, Donald L. van der Peet, Peter C. van der Sluis, Richard van Hillegersberg, Justin C.R. Wormald, Peter C. Wu, Barbara M. Zonderhuis

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The following, from the 12th OESO World Conference: Cancers of the Esophagus, includes commentaries on the role of the nurse in preparation of esophageal resection (ER); the management of patients who develop high-grade dysplasia after having undergone Nissen fundoplication; the trajectory of care for the patient with esophageal cancer; the influence of the site of tumor in the choice of treatment; the best location for esophagogastrostomy; management of chylous leak after esophagectomy; the optimal approach to manage thoracic esophageal leak after esophagectomy; the choice for operational approach in surgery of cardioesophageal crossing; the advantages of robot esophagectomy; the place of open esophagectomy; the advantages of esophagectomy compared to definitive chemoradiotherapy; the pathologist report in the resected specimen; the best way to manage patients with unsuspected positive microscopic margin after ER; enhanced recovery after surgery for ER: expedited care protocols; and long-term quality of life in patients following esophagectomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)242-268
Number of pages27
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 1 2014


  • Chemoradiotherapy
  • Esophageal resection
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagogastrostomy
  • Nissen fundoplication
  • OESO

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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