Esophageal Cancer

Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Francisco Schlottmann
  • Daniela Molena
  • Marco G. Patti

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Mariano A. Menezes, Rafael O. Sato, Francisco Schlottmann, Fernando A. M. Herbella
    Pages 1-13
  3. Francisco Schlottmann, Marco G. Patti
    Pages 21-28
  4. Jonathan Cools-Lartigue, Daniela Molena, Hans Gerdes
    Pages 29-43
  5. Anna M. Lipowska, Irving Waxman
    Pages 45-53
  6. Megan Greally, Geoffrey Y. Ku
    Pages 55-63
  7. Smita Sihag, Tamar Nobel
    Pages 65-72
  8. Jacob Jackson, Alessia Pedoto
    Pages 73-84
  9. Francisco Schlottmann, Marco G. Patti
    Pages 85-90
  10. Nassrene Y. Elmadhun, Manjit S. Bains
    Pages 91-97
  11. Ian Wong, Simon Law
    Pages 99-107
  12. Steven R. DeMeester
    Pages 109-116
  13. Kirsten Newhams, Blair A. Jobe
    Pages 117-123
  14. Simon R. Turner, Daniela Molena
    Pages 125-134
  15. Marco G. Patti, Jason Long, Francisco Schlottmann
    Pages 135-141
  16. Michele Valmasoni, Stefano Merigliano
    Pages 143-150
  17. Andrew R. Brownlee, Mark K. Ferguson
    Pages 151-163
  18. Francisco Schlottmann, Fernando A. M. Herbella, Marco G. Patti
    Pages 165-167
  19. Melissa DeSouza, Claire L. Donohoe, James P. Dolan
    Pages 169-180
  20. Thomas Runge, Todd H. Baron
    Pages 181-191
  21. Ari Rosenberg, Victoria M. Villaflor
    Pages 193-200
  22. Back Matter
    Pages 201-209

About this book


This book provides comprehensive and practical guidance for the management of esophageal cancer. It presents a detailed review of the pathophysiology, clinical staging, treatment, and outcomes of patients with esophageal cancer. Chapters cover the epidemiology of the disease, latest diagnostic and staging tools, systemic therapies, and the current open and minimally invasive surgical techniques including transhiatal, Ivor Lewis and McKeown esophagectomy. 

Esophageal Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment compiles experience gained across a variety of medical disciplines, with contributions from world renowned surgeons, gastroenterologists, and medical oncologists.  Thanks to its multidisciplinary authorship, this book represents a unique resource for anybody who takes care of patients with esophageal cancer.


Esophageal Cancer Barrett’s esophagus Diagnostic evaluation Esophagectomy Pre-treatment staging Neo-adjuvant therapy Minimally invasive esophagectomy

Editors and affiliations

  • Francisco Schlottmann
    • 1
  • Daniela Molena
    • 2
  • Marco G. Patti
    • 3
  1. 1.Hospital Alemán of Buenos Aires, University of Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel HillUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-91829-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-91830-3
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