Book 2012

Innovation in Esophageal Surgery


ISBN: 978-88-470-2468-7 (Print) 978-88-470-2469-4 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-3

    Assessment of Surgical Innovation

  3. Chapter

    Pages 5-16

    Clinical Impact of High-Resolution Manometry and Impedance-pH Monitoring

  4. Chapter

    Pages 17-22

    Magnetic Augmentation of the Lower Esophageal Sphincter: Changing the Treatment Paradigm in Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  5. Chapter

    Pages 23-26

    Transoral Esophageal Myotomy for Achalasia

  6. Chapter

    Pages 27-41

    Radiofrequency Ablation and Antireflux Management for Non-dysplastic Barrett’s Esophagus

  7. Chapter

    Pages 43-53

    Esophageal Preservation in Barrett’s Esophagus with High-Grade Dysplasia and Mucosal Adenocarcinoma

  8. Chapter

    Pages 55-57

    Cost-Effectiveness of Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett’s Esophagus

  9. Chapter

    Pages 59-63

    Vagal-Sparing Esophagectomy

  10. Chapter

    Pages 65-75

    Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy

  11. Chapter

    Pages 77-83

    Limited Versus Extended Lymphadenectomy

  12. Chapter

    Pages 85-94

    Definitive Chemoradiation Therapy

  13. Chapter

    Pages 95-102

    The Art and Science of Esophageal Anastomosis

  14. Chapter

    Pages 103-112

    Rationale and Outcomes of the Kaizen Method Applied to Esophagectomy

  15. Chapter

    Pages 113-117

    Perioperative Nutrition

  16. Chapter

    Pages 119-125

    Quality Assessment, Education and Training in Esophageal Surgery

  17. Chapter

    Pages 127-131

    The Future of Esophageal Surgery

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 133-136