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Esophagus

August 12, 2021
Although the standard of care in the West for regionally advanced esophageal cancer entails induction therapy, this is routinely not the case in China. This randomized trial involving over 450 randomized participants to induction therapy (vinorelbine, cisplatin, 40 Gy RT) followed by resection vs resection alone.
June 25, 2021
Data from the Esodata project used more than 8,000 patients undergoing esophagectomy for cancer to develop a risk prediction score for 90-day mortality.  Development and validation groups were used.  There were 10 variables that emerged as significant predictors, and weighted values were developed into the model.  The model identified 5 risk levels f
June 11, 2021
A glimpse of what could be a future for surgery..........
June 10, 2021
Chyle leak remains a challenging postoperative complication to manage, and avoidance is always easier than mitigation.  The only predisposing factor identified in this study was low BMI.  Although ICU stay was longer in affected patients, operative mortality, hospital LOS, and survival were not negatively impacted by the presence of a leak. 
April 7, 2021
In this video, we present a patient with a recurrent paraesophageal hernia who underwent robot-assisted laparoscopic re-do paraesophageal hernia repair with Nissen fundoplication.
April 2, 2021
This study analyzes the medication Ketorolac when used for acute kidney injury or bleeding after surgery.
March 25, 2021
This study analyzes surgery versus chemoradiation for esophageal cancer in older patients.
March 19, 2021
In this video, the authors present the clinical case of patient diagnosed with a giant oesophageal leiomyoma (>10cm) which was successfully enucleated through a robotic approach.
March 5, 2021
The authors present a video illustrating the endoscopic management and drain placement for an iatrogenic proximal esophageal perforation with uncontrolled mediastinal sepsis.
February 22, 2021
The authors present a clinical video highlighting the technique used to perform a completely minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy for a patient with a history of open Nissen fundoplication performed as an infant for GERD who developed esophageal adenocarcinoma as an adult.

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