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Esophagus - Cancer

August 16, 2017
In this video, the authors demonstrate a novel “side-to-side, staple line on staple line” technique for intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomoses.
January 9, 2017
In this video, the authors show the the McKeown esophagectomy technique utilized for patients with mid and distal esophageal cancers.
April 5, 2016
This video demonstrates an esophageal replacement with a long segment super-charged jejunal interposition.
March 17, 2016
This video shows an example of a transthoracic robotic resection of an esophageal leiomyoma.
February 13, 2015
This carefully prepared book is a wonderful compendium of scientific evidence regarding squamous cell cancer of the esophagus, written from a Japanese perspective.
December 4, 2013
This video demonstrates the treatment of esophageal squamous cell carcinomas through high intrathoracic circular anastomosis using a thoracoscopic technique.
July 19, 2012
The Novalung Interventional Lung Assist (iLA) device is a membrane ventilator that allows for oxygen and carbon dioxide gas exchange to occur by simple diffusion.
August 2, 2011
Transhiatal esophagectomy (THE) may be used to treat patients with either benign or malignant esophageal disease because the reconstructive result cervical esophagogastric anastomosis yields an excellent functional result with a minimum of gastroesophageal reflux. In practice, the majority of patients who require esophagectomy have malignant disease.
February 15, 2011
James Luketich, MD, interviews Mark Orringer, MD, who discusses the procedure that he helped pioneer: thetranshiatal esophagectomy. He reviews the key steps in the procedure to make this a successful operation.

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