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Consideration for Esophagectomy in Patients with Prior Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric surgery is frequently performed for the treatment of severe obesity. Esophageal cancer has been reported to occur in patients who had prior bariatric surgery. Due to the anatomic alterations associated with bariatric surgery, esophageal resection requires an understanding of certain technical considerations. This paper describes the technical considerations in performance of an esophageal resection in patients who had prior sleeve gastrectomy or Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

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Nguyen, N.T., Kim, E. Consideration for Esophagectomy in Patients with Prior Bariatric Surgery. OBES SURG 26, 727–729 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-016-2099-y

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