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Impact of Obesity on Treatment Approach for Resectable Esophageal Cancer

Friday, September 24, 2021

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Uma M. Sachdeva, MD, PhD, Andrea L. Axtell, MD, MPH, Tiuri E. Kroese, MD, David C. Chang, PhD, MPH, Christopher R. Morse, MD
With the prevalence of obesity and its known link with esophageal cancer, there is increasing need to understand how obesity affects treatment. We retrospectively evaluated all patients who underwent esophagectomy with gastric conduit reconstruction between 2012 and 2016 using The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database.

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