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Anesthetic Concerns for Esophageal Surgery

  • Jacob Jackson
  • Alessia Pedoto
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Abstract

Esophageal surgery for cancer can be curative but is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Scrutinizing the perioperative anesthetic management for the procedure seeks to understand its impact on outcomes and discover opportunities for improvement. Moreover, surgical approaches to esophagectomy continue to evolve with the advent of minimally invasive techniques and robotic surgery, and anesthetic methods and concerns must evolve in parallel.

Keywords

Esophageal cancer Anesthesia One-lung ventilation Goal directed fluid therapy Thoracic epidural analgesia Enhanced recovery after surgery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care MedicineMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA

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