Joanna Chikwe, David Tom Cooke and Aaron Weiss

in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199642830
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742842 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Surgery


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Epidemiology and clinical features - Imaging for diagnosis and staging - Staging esophageal cancer - Esophagectomy: overview - Transhiatal esophagectomy - Esophagectomy with thoracotomy - Lymphadenectomy - Chemotherapy and radiotherapy - Postoperative care - Complications and outcomes - Gastroesophageal reflux disease - Barrett’s metaplasia - Esophageal strictures and webs - Esophageal diverticula - Motility disorders - Hernias and ruptures - Esophageal perforation - Caustic esophageal injuries - Benign tumors and cysts

Chapter.  10750 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery ; Surgical Skills

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