minimally invasive oesophagectomy


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minimally invasive oesophagectomy

A laparoscopic oesophagectomy performed for benign conditions (e.g., achalasia), para-oesophageal hernia and other complex oesophageal disorders, and for reliably staged T2 and T3 cancers affecting the oesophagus that do not involve the oesophagogastric junction.
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