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Journal of Surgery

ISSN: [Jurnalul de chirurgie]
ISSN: 1584-9341

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Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy for Cancer -Short Up-to-Date

Abstract

Miloš Bjelovic and Radu Mircea Neagoe

Surgery remains the main treatment for localized resectable esophageal cancer. Open esophagectomy is still the standard surgical approach for esophageal cancer but it has a lower patient satisfaction when compared with other treatment options. In the era of “key-hole” surgeries, minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) stands as a solution to improve the results after standard open esophagectomies. The aim of the present paper is to provide a short update regarding the minimally invasive esophagectomy, with special emphasis on its indications, results and current controversies.

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