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Oesophagogastric surgery

Graham J. MacKay, Richard G. Molloy and Patrick J. O’Dwyer

in Landmark Papers in General Surgery

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Published in print February 2013 | ISBN: 9780199644254
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191755637 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199644254.003.0004

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Surgery for achalasia - Health benefits from bariatric surgery - Risk scoring for upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage - Single versus dual endotherapy for peptic ulcer bleeding - Proton pump inhibitor treatment following endoscopic therapy for bleeding peptic ulcer - Laparoscopic fundoplication versus medical therapy for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux - Technical aspects of laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery and para-oesophageal hernia repair - Incidence of adenocarcinoma in patients with Barrett's oesophagus - Relationship of hospital volume to outcome in oesophagectomy - Trans-thoracic versus trans-hiatal oesophagectomy - The role of lymphadenectomy in gastric cancer surgery - Minimally invasive surgery for oesophagogastric cancer - Multimodality treatment for operable gastric cancer - Pre-operative chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced oesophageal cancer - Palliation of dysphagia in advanced oesophageal cancer

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Subjects: Surgery ; Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

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