Contemporary Management of Esophageal Malignancy, An Issue of Surgical Clinics

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Oct 30, 2012 - Medical - 240 pages
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An important review on esophageal neoplasms for the general surgeon! Topics will include epidemiology and prevalence of esophageal cancer, molecular basis of esophageal cancer development and progression, diagnosis and management of Barrett's esophagus, evaluation and staging of patients with esophageal cancer, medical evaluation of patients preparing for an esophagectomy, management of stage 1 esophageal cancer, management of T2 esophageal cancer, management of advanced stage operable esophageal cancer, management of GE junction tumors, traditional esophagectomy surgical techniques, minimally invasive esophagectomy techniques, esophageal reconstruction with alternative conduits, complications of esophagectomy, quality of life after an esophagectomy, palliation of inoperable esophageal cancer and more!
 

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Contents

Contemporary Management of Esophageal Malignancy
Molecular Basis of Esophageal Cancer Development
Progression Introduction Adenocarcinoma
Diagnosis andStagingof Cancer of the Esophagus
Medical Evaluation of Patients Preparing for
Diagnosis and Management of Barretts Esophagus
Staging
Summary Definitive Chemoradiotherapy for Esophageal Carcinoma
Traditional Techniques of Esophagectomy
Transthoracic esophagectomy
esophagectomy
Palliative Therapy for Patientswith Unresectable

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