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Anastomotic leak and stricture after hand-sewn versus linear-stapled intrathoracic oesophagogastric anastomosis: single-centre analysis of 415 oesophagectomies

Tomas Harustiak, Alexandr Pazdro, Martin Snajdauf, Alan Stolz and Robert Lischke.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Anatomy. 6930 words.

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There seems to be a decreased anastomotic leak rate and a late stricture formation after linear-stapled (LS) cervical oesophagogastric anastomosis...

Anastomotic leakage post-esophagogastrectomy for esophageal carcinoma: retrospective analysis of predictive factors, management and influence on longterm survival in a high volume centre

M. Junemann-Ramirez, M.Y. Awan, Z.M. Khan and J.S. Rahamim.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Surgical Oncology. 2395 words.

Objective: Anastomotic leak post-gastro-esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma remains an important issue in immediate as well as late morbidity and mortality. Several...

Autonomic Failure

Edited by Christopher J. Mathias and Sir Roger Bannister.

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Anatomy; Urology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Pain Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Ophthalmology; Reproductive Medicine; Immunology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine; Anaesthetics; Pharmacology; Medical Toxicology; Surgery. 928 pages.

This new edition of Autonomic Failure features numerous new chapters and makes diagnosis increasingly precise by fully evaluating the underlying anatomical and functional deficits, thereby...

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Benign intramural schwannoma of the oesophagus: a diagnostic pitfall

Sean C.A. Hughes, Mary Sheppard and Peter Goldstraw.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine; Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1196 words.

A 33-year-old man underwent resection of a benign intramural schwannoma of the oesophagus. Similar clinicopathological and immunohistological features prompted a review of an earlier case...

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A combined small cell carcinoma of the lung containing three components: small cell, spindle cell and squamous cell carcinoma, revisited

Mohamed Fouad Ismail, Abed A. Mowafy and Sersar I. Sameh.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Gastroenterology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Surgical Oncology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 494 words.

Comparison of manual and mechanical cervical esophagogastric anastomosis after esophageal resection for squamous cell carcinoma: a prospective randomized controlled trial

Hsao-Hsun Hsu, Jin-Shing Chen, Pei-Ming Huang, Jang-Ming Lee and Yung-Chie Lee.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Surgical Oncology. 2898 words.

Objective: The use of a circular stapler in cervical esophagogastric anastomosis remains controversial. This study was to compare the postoperative and long-term results of...

Comparison of outcomes following end-to-end hand-sewn and mechanical oesophagogastric anastomosis after oesophagectomy for carcinoma: a prospective randomized controlled trial

Quan-Xing Liu, Yuan Qiu, Xu-Feng Deng, Jia-Xin Min and Ji-Gang Dai.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Surgical Oncology. 3710 words.

OBJECTIVES

The effects of the use of the stapler or hand-sewn method in oesophagogastric anastomosis on postoperative morbidity, mortality and quality of...

Conservative management of iatrogenic oesophageal perforations — a viable option

Shafqat Hasan, Ali N.A. Jilaihawi and Dhruva Prakash.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Surgical Oncology. 2795 words.

Objective: Iatrogenic Oesophageal perforations are a dreaded complication and there is no consensus as to their best management. The aim of our study was to assess the results...

Effects of preoperative chemoradiotherapy on postsurgical morbidity and mortality in cT3–4 +/− cM1lymph cancer of the oesophagus and gastro-oesophageal junction

O. Hagry, W. Coosemans, P. De Leyn, P. Nafteux, D. Van Raemdonck, E. Van Cutsem, K. Hausterman and T. Lerut.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Surgical Oncology. 4632 words.

Objective: Very few studies have examined post-operative morbidity after resection of oesophageal carcinoma, especially in patients treated with induction chemo- and...

The efficacy of self-expanding metal stents for palliation of malignant esophageal strictures and fistulas

Alpay Sarper, Necdet Oz, Cemalettin Cihangir, Abid Demircan and Erol Isin.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Gastroenterology; Surgical Oncology. 2916 words.

Objectives: Esophageal strictures and esophagorespiratory fistulas are complications of malignant esophageal tumors, which are difficult to manage. The efficacy of...

Enteral feeding access with feeding jejunostomy is advisable after esophagectomy

C.S. Pramesh, Rajesh C. Mistry, Ramakant K. Deshpande and Sanjay Sharma.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Surgical Oncology. 401 words.

Esophageal cancer complicated with azygos continuation of the inferior vena cava

András Palotás, Attila Paszt, Károly Szentpáli and György Lázár.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Gastroenterology; Surgical Oncology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine. 1433 words.

Neoadjuvant (preoperative) therapy and combined modality therapy have become focuses of interest in the effort to prolong survival and to reduce recurrence rates in patients with esophageal...

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Evaluations of bronchoplasty and pulmonary artery reconstruction for bronchogenic carcinoma

Feng Chunwei, Wu Weiji, Zhou Xinguan, Ni Qingzen, Jiang Xiangmin and Zhang Qingzhen.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Gastroenterology; Surgical Oncology. 2541 words.

Objective: To evaluate the surgical results of bronchovascular reconstruction and the prognostic factors for lung cancer. Methods: From 1976 to 1995, 78 patients with a mean...

External vocal fold medialization in patients with recurrent nerve paralysis following cardiothoracic surgery

Berit Schneider, Wolfgang Bigenzahn, Adelheid End, Doris-Maria Denk and Walter Klepetko.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Gastroenterology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Surgical Oncology. 4187 words.

Objectives: Recurrent laryngeal nerve injury is a possible complication following cardiothoracic surgery. Due to insufficient glottal closure, dysphonia and dysphagia with...

First experiences with the da Vinci™ operating robot in thoracic surgery

J. Bodner, H. Wykypiel, G. Wetscher and T. Schmid.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Anatomy. 3528 words.

Objectives: The da Vinci™ surgical robotic system was purchased at our institution in June 2001. The aim of this trial was to evaluate the applicability of the da Vinci™...

Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the posterior mediastinum

Jeffrey R. Lee, Mark P. Anstadt, Shamsuddin Khwaja and Linda K. Green.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Gastroenterology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Surgical Oncology. 1356 words.

Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is a rare, but potentially aggressive tumor. We present an asymptomatic 64-year-old man with an incidental 9-cm GIST that arose in the posterior...

Heparin induced thrombocytopenia type II complicating coronary artery bypass surgery: a tale of caution

Uday Dandekar, Jonathan Young, Maninder Kalkat and Christopher M.R. Satur.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Surgical Oncology. 1292 words.

Objective: To highlight an uncommon problem of heparin induced thrombocytopenia after coronary artery bypass operation. Methods: We report the case of a 59-year-old man who...

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Is low serum albumin associated with postoperative complications in patients undergoing oesophagectomy for oesophageal malignancies?

Sean L. Goh, Ramesh P. De Silva, Kumud Dhital and Rohan M. Gett.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

January 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3150 words.

A best evidence topic was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was: in patients undergoing oesophagectomy for oesophageal malignancy, is low serum albumin...

Laparoscopic circular stapled longitudinal extramucosal pyloroplasty: an alternative technique for pyloric disruption

Walter Bugiantella, Fabio Rondelli, Lorenzo Mariani and Enrico Mariani.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

August 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Surgical Oncology. 1874 words.

OBJECTIVES

Oesophagectomy with gastric pull-up is the most common surgical procedure for oesophageal cancer. Pyloroplasty may be performed to facilitate...

Management of a difficult malignant tracheoesophageal fistula

Abhiram Sharma, Mazhar U.R. Rehman and Michael E. Cowen.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Surgical Oncology. 1070 words.

Malignant tracheoesophageal fistula is a pre terminal condition in oesophageal cancer and is associated with significant patient distress. Various treatment options have been described and...

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