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Concepts in Esophageal Surgery

  • Thomas H. GougeEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter discusses indications, contraindications, and complications associated with various operations upon the esophagus. Carcinoma of the esophagus, hiatus hernia and gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal perforation, and motility disorders are described. Choice of operative procedure is discussed. Tips for perioperative care are included.

Keywords

Hiatus Hernia Antireflux Surgery Esophagogastric Junction Esophageal Perforation Cervical Esophagus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryVeteran Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare SystemNew YorkUSA

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