After preoperative intensive care unit (ICU) evaluation and preparation, transhiatal esophagectomy
(THE) and cervical esophagostomy were performed with pyloromyotomy and feeding jejunostomy.
Objective: To determine the benefit of feeding jejunostomy in patients undergoing transhiatal esophagectomy
in terms of complications.
Nevertheless, this technique did not achieve the deserved popularity and transhiatal esophagectomy
with colonic interposition still remains the most favorite approach.
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August, "Treatment of diaphragmatic hernia occurring after transhiatal esophagectomy
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Based on what is believed to be the largest study of its kind, Allina Health researchers say robotic assisted transhiatal esophagectomy
(RATE) is effective and safe for a carefully selected group of patients.
Goodnight J.E., "Comparison of minimally invasive esophagectomy with transthoracic and transhiatal esophagectomy
," JAMA Surgery, vol.
There are 3 types of open esophagectomy approaches, including the transhiatal esophagectomy
(THE), the Ivor Lewis transthoracic esophagectomy (TTE), and the McKeown procedure, which is a modified TTE using the 3-field approach.
I wouldn't be here without the incredible care I received there.'' 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.
Valladares, "Open transthoracic or transhiatal esophagectomy
versus minimally invasive esophagectomy in terms of morbidity, mortality and survival," Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques, vol.
Zahurak, "Preoperative chemoradiation followed by transhiatal esophagectomy
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Five subjects had undergone transhiatal esophagectomy
, and Ivor Lewis thoraco-abdominal esophagectomy procedures were performed on two patients.