Esophagectomy

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Esophageal cancer surgery not affected by obesity   -  Jan 31, 2007
Transhiatal esophagectomy, which avoids the longer recovery time required after a chest incision, approaches the esophagus through the abdomen, ... Reuters UK

German Bayer ends three Trasylol clinical studies   -  Jan 25, 2007
...and blood loss in adults undergoing spinal fusion surgery, pneumonectomy or esophagectomy for cancer, and total cystectomy in bladder cancer. ... Reuters UK

Esophagectomy - Minimally Invasive   -  Feb 17, 2009
Minimally invasive esophagectomy is surgery to remove part or all of the esophagus, the tube that moves food from your throat to your stomach. ... New York Times

Transthoracic versus transhiatal esophagectomy: A prospective study...   -  Feb 1, 2008
From the Veterans Affairs Medical Center/University of Utah Medical School, Salt Lake City, Utah a ; the Veterans Affairs Medical Center/Duke University ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Roux-En-Y Diversion for Debilitating Reflux After Esophagectomy   -  Sep 7, 2005
Two patients with debilitating reflux after esophagectomy are reported. Complete relief of symptoms after creation of a Roux-en-Y limb to the gastric ... RedOrbit

New Therapy Spares Organ in Early Esophageal Cancer   -  Sep 1, 2009
Esophagectomy surgery patients typically are in hospitalized for a week, and up to 50 percent of patients have complications after the surgery. ... U.S. News & World Report

… outlet obstruction and respiratory complications after esophagectom...   -  May 10, 2007
Post-esophagectomy gastric outlet obstruction: role of pyloromyotomy and management with endoscopic pyloric dilatation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2007 ... European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic...

Vagal-sparing esophagectomy lowers morbidity.   -  Jan 15, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO -- Patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma may benefit from reduced postsurgical morbidity after undergoing vagal-sparing esophagectomy, ... Free with registration - Internal Medicine News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Coimbatore hospital beams surgery live to UK   -  May 27, 2008
Coimbatore: A city hospital today beamed a unique surgery of 'Thoraco laparoscopic Esophagectomy' (TLE) for food pipe cancer, live to the ongoing 2nd ... Sify

Esophageal cancer   -  Jan 1, 2005
Although pathologic information obtained from an esophagectomy specimen is of ... Patient selection The indications for esophagectomy in esophageal cancer ... Cancer Network

… hemangioma of the distal esophagus treated with esophagectomy   -  Jan 16, 2007
She underwent an esophagectomy with a gastric pull-up via a left thoracotomy. Her recovery was unremarkable and she is doing well at 4 months' follow-up. ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Gastric conduit staple line after esophagectomy: To oversew or not?   -  Jul 5, 2006
...* Address for reprints: Richard van Hillegersberg, MD, PhD, University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Surgery, G04.228, Heidelberglaan 100, ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Extended esophagectomy in the management of carcinoma of the upper …   -  Feb 1, 2009
Wickii T. Vigneswaran, MD, Victor F. Trastek, MD, Peter C. Pairolero, MD, Claude Deschamps, MD, Richard C. Daly, MD, Mark S. Allen, MD ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Esophagectomy with gastric reconstruction for achalasia   -  Oct 1, 2005
I read with great interest the article by Banbury and associates, titled "Esophagectomy With Gastric Reconstruction for Achalasia" (J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Esophagectomy volume threshold as a criterion for centers of excellenc...   -  Jun 26, 2008
...* Address for reprints: Thomas W. Rice, MD, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave/Desk F24, Cleveland, OH 44195. (Email: ricet@ccf.org). ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Surgery patients over 80 do less well   -  Dec 19, 2007
...ranging from 24 percent after lung resection to 44 percent after esophagectomy. Five-year survival in octogenarians was low for all three cancers. ... UPI.com

CHYLOTHORAX COMPLICATING ESOPHAGECTOMY FOR CANCER: A …   -  Aug 1, 2006
From the Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche-Sezione di Clinica Chirurgica 4', University of Padua School of Medicine, Padova, Italy. ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Results of esophagectomy for esophageal cancer in elderly patients:...   -  Mar 1, 2009
...a Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Clinica Chirurgica III, University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy. ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Transthoracic esophagectomy and lobectomy performed in a patient with...   -  Aug 24, 2006
...* Corresponding author. Address: Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Hyperbaric Surgery, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 29, ... European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic...

… to Kant Surgical treatment of anastomotic leaks after esophagectomy...   -  Apr 27, 2005
Pyloric drainage (pyloroplasty) or no drainage in gastric reconstruction after esophagectomy: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. ... European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic...

… FOR THREE-FIELD DISSECTION FOLLOWED BY ESOPHAGECTOMY …   -  Aug 1, 2008
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the indication for 3-field lymphadenectomy (3-field dissection) followed by esophagectomy for locally ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

… Hospital Offers Robotic Assisted Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy   -  Apr 8, 2009
During the procedure, the Jefferson surgeon uses the da Vinci system as part of the minimally invasive esophagectomy (the surgical removal of all or part of ... emaxhealth.com

Investigators To Present Positive Clinical Trial Results Underscoring...   -  Apr 26, 2006
The current therapy for this diagnosis is esophagectomy, surgical removal of the ... The ablation treatment was immediately followed by esophagectomy. ... RedOrbit

… rates climb with obesity; UM study finds esophagectomy safe in...   -  Jan 30, 2007
Transhiatal esophagectomy, or THE, is an operation in which most of the esophagus is removed without the need to open the chest, and swallowing is restored ... eurekalert.org

Navy Doctor Pioneers Esophagus Treatment Technique   -  Apr 20, 2005
...“So we went from an esophagectomy that results in being in the hospital ... “An esophagectomy means cutting out the esophagus completely and pulling the ... i-newswire.com

Role of clinically determined depth of tumor invasion in the treatment...   -  Jun 1, 2008
The benefit of downstaging cT was assessed in 128 patients undergoing induction therapy and esophagectomy. The role of cT in treatment decisions was ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

… improved radical resection for cancer in transhiatal esophagectomy   -  Jun 24, 2006
Transhiatal esophagectomy (THE), popularized by Orringer and Sloan, 1 was proposed to decrease postoperative morbidity and mortality. ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

… Cancer; Full-dose chemoradiotherapy found effective as esophagectom...   -  Apr 4, 2005
2005 APR 4 - (NewsRx.com) -- Japanese scientists preferred full-dose chemoradiotherapy as much as esophagectomy for responders to a half-dose of ... Pay-Per-View - Clinical Oncology Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Outcome after esophagectomy for cancer of the esophagus and GEJ in …   -  Jul 31, 2007
...* Corresponding author. Address: University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium. Tel.: +32 16 346820; fax: +32 16 346821. ... European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic...

New Guidelines Issued for Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus   -  Mar 27, 2008
Point out that the authors recommended exploring endoscopic therapies in addition to esophagectomy after a finding of high-grade dysplasia. ... MedPage Today

Article: Vagal-sparing esophagectomy lowers morbidity. - Internal …   -  Jan 15, 2006
Vagal-sparing esophagectomy lowers morbidity. ... find Internal Medicine News articles. SAN FRANCISCO -- Patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma may benefit ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Novel technique of fighting against esophageal cancer developed   -  Apr 21, 2009
Esophagectomy is acknowledged to be a procedure through which the esophagus is partly or entirely removed, surgically. “Patients with esophageal cancer have ... HealthJockey.com

Heartburn linked to cancer   -  Apr 19, 2006
Typically, this means undergoing an esophagectomy, the removal of the esophagus. ... "If a patient is too ill or elderly to undergo an esophagectomy, ... DentalPlans.com

Thoracoscopic resection for esophageal cancer: A review of literature....   -  Oct 1, 2007
...*Ivor Lewis operation: right thoracoscopy (esophagectomy and lymphadenectomy) followed by laparoscopic gastric mobilization and intrathoracic anastomosis ... Free with registration - Journal of Minimal Access Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

Ablative Therapy With HALO360 Effective Treatment For Barrett's …   -  May 17, 2008
An esophagectomy is surgical removal of the entire esophagus. This study was conducted prior to availability of the HALO90 Ablation System, an adjunctive ... emaxhealth.com

Article: Study finds LTE the safest of less-invasive esophagectomies.(...   -  Jan 15, 2006
...find Internal Medicine News articles. MONTREAL -- Laparoscopically assisted transhiatal esophagectomy is safe and technically feasible in most pat... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Article: Esophagectomy deaths not tied to case volume.(Gastroenterolog...   -  Nov 1, 2007
Esophagectomy deaths not tied to case volume.(Gastroenterology) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. Mortality after esophagectomy is related more to ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Albright Return to Bench Delayed   -  Dec 30, 2008
Albright underwent an esophagectomy, a surgical procedure on his esophagus, in July. He sat out the fall term of court while he recovered. ... WSAZ-TV

Albright announces leave from W.Va. SC   -  Sep 9, 2008
Albright had a six-hour esophagectomy and wanted to participate from his hospital bed, watching the streaming video of arguments the Supreme Court's site ... Legal News Line

Osler Now Offers Specialized Cancer Surgery Option   -  Mar 6, 2007
The procedure, known as minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE), results in much less post-operative pain for patients than conventional esophageal surgery. ... Brampton News

Pneumatic Dilatation and Surgical Myotomy for Achalasia   -  Nov 8, 2006
Main Outcome Measures Use of subsequent interventions for achalasia (pneumatic dilatation, surgical myotomy, or esophagectomy) following the first treatment ... Journal of American Medical Association - Journal of American Medical Association...

Mayo Clinic expertise   -  Aug 2, 2008
Surgery. In rare cases, surgery may be an option to make esophageal contractions weaker (myotomy) or to remove your esophagus entirely (esophagectomy). MayoClinic.com

Trimodality Therapy Bests Surgery Alone for Resectable Esophageal …   -  Apr 1, 2006
The new international and multi-institutional trial (CALGB 9781) randomized patients with stage I-III esophageal cancer to esophagectomy alone or to ... Cancer Network

Study: volume predicts quality better than surgeon age.(Statistical...   -  Oct 1, 2006
...low procedure volumes and was unrelated to mortality for esophagectomy, cystectomy, lung resection, aortic valve replacement, or aortic aneurysm repair. ... Free with registration - Health Care Strategic Management - AccessMyLibrary.com

Good functional status and quality of life found after esophageal...   -  Dec 15, 2005
Esophagectomy is currently the standard of care in esophageal carcinoma, Dr. Deschamps said. "Appropriate tools to measure outcome, however, are limited and ... Free with registration - Internal Medicine News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Michigan Court of Appeals Reports - KING v. DONALD, 278 Mich. App. …   -  Apr 8, 2008
I would now recommend distal esophagectomy. . . ." Page 508 Reed explained that he referred King to Dykes because, although Reed had performed eight ... Pay-Per-View - Michigan Court of Appeals Reports - Loislaw

Akita University; Researchers from Akita University report recent...   -  Jun 8, 2006
Sixty-three patients were still alive after esophagectomy, although 30 had ... "Six patients died within 3 years after esophagectomy as a direct result of ... Pay-Per-View - Biotech Business Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Prognostic significance of global histone modifications in resected …   -  Oct 24, 2008
We investigated the role of global histone modification as outcome predictor in patients undergoing esophagectomy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. ... Nature.com

Histopathological criteria for additional treatment after endoscopic ...   -  Jan 27, 2006
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Radical esophagectomy with lymph-node dissection is still regarded as an invasive treatment, given the high operative mortality and ... Nature.com

Management of esophagogastric anastomotic leaks   -  Jan 9, 2005
The Ivor Lewis esophagectomy has neither the advantages of a transhiatal ... A three-hole esophagectomy also enables radical supracarinal mediastinal ... European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic...

Heartburn Barrett's Esophagus - Heartburn Health Information - NY...   -  Jan 23, 2010
Esophagectomy. Esophagectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the esophagus. Patients with Barrett's esophagus, who are otherwise healthy, ... New York Times

Initial clinical outcomes after completion of training in a Canadian...   -  Dec 1, 2006
Esophageal procedures included esophagectomy by transthoracic or transhiatal ... Eight esophagectomy patients received preoperative concurrent chemotherapy ... Free with registration - Canadian Journal of Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

… case of a strangulated lung hernia after an Ivor Lewis esophagectom...   -  Apr 6, 2008
In fact, strangulated lung herniation after an Ivor Lewis esophagectomy has not been previously documented. There is only 1 previously reported case of lung ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Functional and menometric study of side-to-side stapled anastomosis...   -  May 26, 2008
Eight patients had undergone total esophagectomy and traditional hand-sewn ... The operative technique consisted of a total thoracic esophagectomy with ... European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic...

Preoperative evaluation of cardiopulmonary reserve with the use of …   -  Feb 1, 2009
Background data: Radical esophagectomy with 3-field lymphadenectomy is performed in patients ... On the basis of these results, esophagectomy with 3-field ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Survival Rates for Esophageal Cancer Climb   -  Apr 13, 2006
To get a more accurate picture of outcomes for patients treated with esophagectomy for adenocarcinoma, they studied 263 consecutive patients (215 men and 48 ... MedPage Today

Trends in Esophageal Cancer   -  Jun 8, 2009
This study was designed to gather more information by comparing survival, response, and patterns of failure of trimodality therapy with esophagectomy alone ... American Journal of Hemotology and...

University of Southern California, US Reports on University of...   -  Jan 2, 2007
Nearly half of patients undergoing esophagectomy for adenocarcinoma survive greater than or equal to5 years." The researchers concluded, "Improvements in ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Pancreaticoduodenectomy After Esophageal and Gastric Surgery …   -  Apr 5, 2005
On February 8, 1993, the patient had undergone subtotal esophagectomy for an inferior thoracic esophageal carcinoma with digestive reconstruction using a ... Archives of Surgery

Barrett High-Grade Dysplasia & Cancer; Coexisting cancer in Barrett...   -  May 3, 2006
These patients should be considered for early esophagectomy," concluded the researchers. Tharavej and colleagues published the results of their research in ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… Adenocarcinoma; Early esophageal adenocarcinoma detection and use ...   -  Jun 14, 2006
Nearly half of patients undergoing esophagectomy for adenocarcinoma survive greater than or equal to5 years." The researchers concluded, "Improvements in ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Management of a tracheal tear during laryngopharyngoesophagectomy …   -  Apr 1, 2006
Many surgeons prefer transhiatal esophagectomy to the transthoracic approach because it is associated with lower rates of operative mortality and ... $4.95 - Ear, Nose and Throat Journal - ECNext

Barrett's Esophagus: An Expert Interview With Prateek Sharma, MD   -  Nov 8, 2005
In this setting, photodynamic therapy (PDT) for ablation of BE may represent an alternative to esophagectomy. During this year's ACG meeting, ... Medscape

Manipal hospital keyhole surgery for food pipe cancers   -  May 19, 2006
Traditional Esophagectomy results from most series include mortality rates in excess of 5 per cent and less duration of stay in the hospital. ... Hindu Business Line

The robotic, 2-stage, 3-field esophagolymphadenectomy   -  Feb 1, 2008
Five weeks after the last radiation dose, a robotic esophagectomy was performed. ... Esophagectomy has been a technically demanding procedure with a ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Combined modality chemoradiation in elderly oesophageal cancer …   -  Jan 8, 2007
Poon RT, Law SYK, Chu KM, Branicki FJ, Wong J (1998) Esophagectomy for carcinoma of the esophagus in the elderly. Ann Surg 3: 357–364 | Article | ... Nature.com

Endoscopic resection of Barrett's safe, effective.(GASTROENTEROLOGY) …   -  Feb 1, 2009
..."Esophagectomy has been the standard of care but is associated with high morbidity and mortality," said Dr. Chennat, an internist at the Center for ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Photodynamic Therapy Is An Alternative To Removal Of Esophagus   -  Apr 6, 2006
Typically, this means undergoing an esophagectomy, the removal of the esophagus. ... “If a patient is too ill or elderly to undergo an esophagectomy, ... sciencedaily.com

Chronic Heartburn Is Linked To Esophageal Cancer And Now …   -  Apr 7, 2006
Typically, this means undergoing an esophagectomy, the removal of the esophagus. ... "If a patient is too ill or elderly to undergo an esophagectomy, ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Complete esophageal stenosis secondary to peptic stricture in the …   -  Mar 1, 2006
Definitive management of this difficult problem required esophagectomy and ... A transhiatal esophagectomy with gastric pull-up and feeding jejunostomy was ... Free with registration - Ear, Nose and Throat Journal - AccessMyLibrary.com

FRANZ JA TOREK (1861-1938)   -  Dec 15, 2008
In 1921 when Lilienthal reported his first extrapleural esophagectomy he noted, ... Not until antibiotics became available in the forties did esophagectomy ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Direct Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy: Outcomes in 307 …   -  May 10, 2005
Tube jejunostomy as an adjunct to esophagectomy. Surgery 1994;115: 164–169. Han-Guerts, IJ, Verhoef, C, Tilanus, HW. Relaparotomy following complications of ... Nature.com

Proteo Inc./Proteo Biotech AG: European Medicines Agency EMEA …   -  Nov 16, 2009
Patients undergoing esophagectomy for esophagus carcinoma are currently being treated ... A Phase II clinical trial on patients undergoing esophagectomy for ... FOXBusiness

Control Acid Reflux to Prevent Esophageal Cancer   -  Jul 2, 2007
But Orringer and his colleagues developed a procedure, called transhiatal esophagectomy, in which the esophagus is removed through incisions in the abdomen ... newswise.com

National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan; Papers describe findings from …   -  Dec 5, 2006
Five patients underwent esophagectomy as an initial treatment with curative intent. All of these patients developed early relapse after esophagectomy, ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Should esophagectomies be done only at high-volume centers?(POINT/ …   -  Aug 15, 2006
Esophagectomy is a very complex operation. If it's not done frequently, ... At hospitals that did a single esophagectomy in a year, the mortality rate was ... $4.95 - Internal Medicine News - ECNext

Complete esophageal stenosis secondary to peptic stricture in the …   -  Mar 1, 2006
Definitive management of this difficult problem required esophagectomy and ... A transhiatal esophagectomy with gastric pull-up and feeding jejunostomy was ... $4.95 - Ear, Nose and Throat Journal - ECNext

Bacteriology; Microbial DNA detected in blood of surgical patients   -  Jun 28, 2005
Enteric bacterial DNA was detected in patients with hepatic lobectomy, and C. albicans DNA was detected in patients with esophagectomy on the first ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Control Acid Reflux To Help Prevent Esophageal Cancer   -  Jul 9, 2007
But Orringer and his colleagues developed a procedure, called transhiatal esophagectomy, in which the esophagus is removed through incisions in the abdomen ... sciencedaily.com

'Minimally invasive' joint surgery divides specialty: some praise the...   -  Apr 15, 2005
Minimally invasive esophagectomy may be a way to lower ... University of Pittsburgh, the use of minimally invasive esophagectomy has allowed us to achieve ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Esophageal stent migration into the trachea   -  May 24, 2007
B, Tracheobronchial defect after esophagectomy and excision of the 2 stents. ... Esophagectomy was completed with removal of both stents, leaving the closed ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

What's New in BE: An Expert Interview With Prateek Sharma   -  May 30, 2006
Medscape: Given the lack of long-term follow-up data on endoscopic treatment, surgical esophagectomy has represented the standard therapy for high-grade ... Medscape

A novel two-stage repair technique for the management of esophageal …   -  Oct 24, 2006
When primary surgical closure of the esophageal tear or its sealing by covered stents is not indicated, a 2-stage procedure with esophagectomy, end-cervical ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Transthoracic Method May Be Safer Way of Doing Esophagectomies at …   -  Oct 12, 2006
However, the transhiatal esophagectomy (THE) method may offer a safer approach than transthoracic esophagectomy (TTE) when performed at institutions doing ... DG News

Barrett's Esophagus: An Expert Interview With Prateek Sharma, MD   -  May 29, 2008
Although esophagectomy has been considered as the treatment of choice for patients ... Given the high morbidity and mortality associated with esophagectomy, ... Medscape

Cancer Therapy; Recent findings illuminate research in cancer therapy   -  Oct 25, 2005
Esophagectomy remains the "standard treatment for patients with high-grade dysplasia and superficial carcinoma." "However," continued the team, ... Pay-Per-View - Cancer Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Cancer Therapy; Recent findings illuminate research in cancer therapy   -  Oct 24, 2005
Esophagectomy remains the "standard treatment for patients with high-grade dysplasia and superficial carcinoma." "However," continued the team, ... Pay-Per-View - Biotech Business Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

University of Tokyo, Japan; New studies from University of Tokyo,...   -  Dec 5, 2006
..."Initial therapy constituted ESD for endosonographically node-negative, mucosal, or slight submucosal cancers and a primary esophagectomy with three-field ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Cancer Therapy; Recent findings illuminate research in cancer therapy   -  Oct 29, 2005
Esophagectomy remains the "standard treatment for patients with high-grade dysplasia and superficial carcinoma." "However," continued the team, ... Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Cancer Therapy; Recent findings illuminate research in cancer therapy   -  Oct 24, 2005
Esophagectomy remains the "standard treatment for patients with high-grade dysplasia and superficial carcinoma." "However," continued the team, ... Pay-Per-View - Pharma Business Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Esophageal Cancer; Patients with mucosal cancer without lymphatic …   -  Apr 12, 2006
Esophagectomy with lymph node dissection is recommended for patients with submucosal cancer ... Keywords: Chiba, Japan, Esophageal Carcinoma, Esophagectomy, ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Unusual cause of dysphagia: inflammatory pseudotumor of the lung.( …   -  Jun 1, 2005
Distal esophagectomy with tubal gastroesophagostomy was performed through a left ... Histologic examination of the distal esophagectomy specimen revealed ... $4.95 - Southern Medical Journal - ECNext

Blood Transfusion; Standard versus extended two-field mediastinal …   -  Aug 2, 2005
From 1996 to 2003, 102 transthoracic en-bloc esophagectomy were performed for ... Keywords: Marseille, France, Esophageal Cancer, Survival, Esophagectomy, ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Barium plus food elicits GI symptoms on exam.(Gastroenterology)( …   -  Feb 15, 2007
One 62-year-old man who had undergone esophagectomy for esophageal cancer had ... Surgical therapy (esophagectomy, gastroplasty, and fundoplication) was ... $4.95 - Internal Medicine News - ECNext

Cancer Therapy; Recent findings illuminate research in cancer therapy   -  Oct 24, 2005
Esophagectomy remains the "standard treatment for patients with high-grade dysplasia and superficial carcinoma." "However," continued the team, ... Pay-Per-View - Health & Medicine Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Cancer Therapy; Recent findings illuminate research in cancer therapy   -  Oct 25, 2005
Esophagectomy remains the "standard treatment for patients with high-grade dysplasia and superficial carcinoma." "However," continued the team, ... Pay-Per-View - Science Letter - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Tohoku University, Miyagi; Recent findings illuminate research in...   -  Oct 26, 2005
Esophagectomy remains the "standard treatment for patients with high-grade dysplasia and superficial carcinoma." "However," continued the team, ... Pay-Per-View - Biotech Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Article: Should esophagectomies be done only at high-volume centers?(...   -  Aug 15, 2006
POINT/COUNTERPOINT) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. Low-volume hospitals show high mortality rates. Esophagectomy is a very complex operation. Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

How effective is endoscopic therapy in the treatment of patients with...   -  Jul 31, 2008
However, the outcomes of surgical esophagectomy are now recognized as being very much related to hospital volumes and surgical expertise: mortality rates of ... Nature.com

… to High-Grade Dysplasia Is Key: Esophagectomy, Surveillance, or...   -  Oct 1, 2006
...lethality of advanced esophageal cancer, the morbidity and mortality of esophagectomy, and the uncertainties of still-evolving endoscopic therapies. ... Nature.com



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