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Minerva Chirurgica 2005 October;60(5):327-38

Copyright © 2005 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Laparoscopic esophagectomy

Nguyen N. T., Gelfand D., Chang K., Varela J. E., Nguyen T. T., Hayashi M., Wilson S. E., Luketich J. D.


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Minimally invasive esophagectomy is emerging as an alternative option to open esophagectomy for benign and malignant esophageal diseases. This article provides a detailed review of the history of minimally invasive esophagectomy and an update on the currently accepted techniques for minimally invasive esophagectomy and its outcomes.

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