Hybrid Esophagectomy

  • Marco G. PattiEmail author
  • Jason Long
  • Francisco Schlottmann


The hybrid esophagectomy combines a laparoscopic approach for preparation of the gastric conduit, followed by a right muscle sparing thoracotomy for resection of the esophagus, gastric pull-up, and esophago-gastric anastomosis. In this chapter, we will review the critical surgical steps for the operation.


Esophageal cancer Esophageal resection Esophagectomy Laparoscopy Thoracotomy Hybrid esophagectomy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco G. Patti
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jason Long
    • 1
  • Francisco Schlottmann
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA
  2. 2.Department of MedicineUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryHospital Alemán of Buenos Aires, University of Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina

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