Her treatment included concurrent rounds of chemotherapy and radiation at the UMass Memorial Cancer Center followed by a transhiatal esophagectomy
(which includes removal of much of the esophagus) at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
A decade of experience with transthoracic and transhiatal esophagectomy
Transient diminished airway protection after transhiatal esophagectomy
Benign stricture formation at the cervical anastomosis after transhiatal esophagectomy
with gastric pull-up is a common complication that greatly affects swallowing and quality of life.
Surgeons at BUMC have been active participants in the development of transhiatal esophagectomy
and endoscopic ultrasound for optimal staging of esophageal cancer (28).
Only 2 complications were seen in the 20 patients treated with vagalsparing esophagectomy, compared with 11 complications in the 23 patients treated with en bloc esophagectomy and 13 complications in the 31 patients who had a transhiatal esophagectomy
(THE), a procedure developed at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
A 55-year-old man with moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma of the esophagus underwent transhiatal esophagectomy
with gastric pull-up.
Laceration of the posterior tracheal wall is one of the risks of transhiatal esophagectomy
MONTREAL -- Laparoscopically assisted transhiatal esophagectomy
is safe and technically feasible in most patients, but attempting the operation entirely through the laparoscope can result in higher morbidity rates, according to Dr.
without thoracotomy for carcinoma of the thoracic esophagus.
Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy was performed in 34 patients (63%), transhiatal esophagectomy
in 10 (18%), extended Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy in 8 (15%), and other in 2.
Of the 217, 106 underwent transthoracic esophagectomy, 79 underwent transhiatal esophagectomy
, and 32 underwent total thoracic esophagectomy.