esophagectomy


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esophagectomy

 [ĕ-sof″ah-jek´to-me]
excision of a portion of the esophagus.

e·soph·a·gec·to·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-jek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of all or any part of the esophagus.
[esophagus + G. ektomē, excision]

esophagectomy

(ĭ-sŏf′ə-jĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of all or a part of the esophagus.

esophagectomy

[esof′əjek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, oisophagos + ektomē, excision
a surgical procedure in which all or part of the esophagus is removed, as may be required to treat severe recurrent bleeding, esophageal varices, or esophageal cancer. Also spelled oesophagectomy.
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Esophagectomy with colon interposition

esophagectomy

Surgery Resection of part of the esophagus, which may require that the tissue be replaced by a segment of large intestine Indications CA, corrosive injury

e·soph·a·gec·to·my

(ĕ-sof-ă-jek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of any part of the esophagus.
Synonym(s): oesophagectomy.
[esophagus + G. ektomē, excision]

esophagectomy

excision of a portion of the esophagus.
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These procedures included mesh resection, esophagectomy, gastrectomy, or laparotomy for mesh resection.
When done well, the robotic esophagectomy allows patients to go home from the hospital within a week, enjoying a normal diet and a positive prognosis.
All patients had esophageal carcinoma and had undergone previous transthoracic esophagectomy surgeries.
Proximal gastrectomy and distal esophagectomy was performed in the remaining 43 patients (23%).
Indicator variables (1 if yes, 0 if no) were created for each category of "Targeted" elective general surgical procedures in NSQIP (ACS 2013a), namely pancreatectomy, colectomy, proctectomy, ventral herniorraphy, bariatric surgery, hepatectomy, thyroidectomy, and esophagectomy.
Esophagectomy was performed with regional lymph node dissection in patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer.
Chen C-H, Huang Y-Z, Hung T-T (2011) Hand-grip strength is a simple and effective outcome predictor in esophageal cancer following esophagectomy with reconstruction: a prospective study.
After detailed discussion with patient, she underwent a second hiatal hernia repair, left thoracotomy, distal esophagectomy, subtotal gastrectomy, feeding jejunostomy, and pericardial window through thoracoabdominal approach.
All patients who underwent upfront surgery (Iwor Lewis' two stage esophagectomy with reconstruction with gastric tube) for resectable mid and lower esophageal cancers and CT scan done from Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi from January 2008 to July 2014 were included in the study.
This unfortunate woman had undergone an esophagectomy with intestinal pull-through interposition 5 years earlier, and was currently in the middle of a course of irradiation for suspected recurrence in the mediastinal nodes.
Partial esophagectomy with single layer closure for treatment of esophageal sarcomas in six dogs.