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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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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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Isolated axillary lymph node metastasis in oesophageal adenocarcinoma

Vi Vien Toh, Rebecca Shirley, John Duffy and Ian Francis Starley.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Gastroenterology; Surgical Oncology. 1407 words.

Oesophageal adenocarcinoma metastatic to the axilla is a rare occurrence. The authors present a case of a woman who developed an axillary metastasis from a completely excised oesophageal...

A method to expose the posterior or superior mediastinum in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery

Peng Jiao, Hongfeng Tong and Yaoguang Sun.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Surgery. 1130 words.

A method of exposing the posterior and superior mediastinum in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) will be introduced. In the study, all cases underwent two-port VATS as follows:...

Mitral valve repair of isolated posterior leaflet prolapse: resect or respect?

Christos Tourmousoglou, Spiros Lalos and Dimitrios Dougenis.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Molecular and Cell Biology; Surgical Oncology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Gastroenterology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 4479 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether it is best in a patient with posterior leaflet prolapse to resect...

Oesophagectomy remains the gold standard for treatment of high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's oesophagus

Vijay Sujendran, Giuseppe Sica, Bryan Warren and Nicholas Maynard.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine; Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2533 words.

Aim The goal of surveillance in Barrett's oesophagus is to detect high-grade dysplasia (HGD)The natural history of HGD is unclear, but because of the reported high risk of...

Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

Edited by Keith Allman and Iain Wilson.

July 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Nephrology; Gastroenterology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Rheumatology; Haematology; Psychiatry; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Neurosurgery; Vascular Surgery; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Urology; Gynaecology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Ophthalmology; Radiology; Obstetrics; Paediatrics; Neonatology; Pain Medicine; Pharmacology. 1344 pages.

The bestselling Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia has been completely updated for this new third edition, featuring new material on regional anaesthesia, and a comprehensive section on...

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Patient and tumour characteristics as prognostic markers for oesophageal cancer: a retrospective analysis of a cohort of patients at Groote Schuur Hospital

Collet Dandara, Barbara Robertson, Kevin Dzobo, Loven Moodley and M. Iqbal Parker.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4167 words.

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In addition to the high incidence of squamous carcinoma of the oesophagus among South African men, the neoplasm is also characterized by an...

Right parasternal approach for aortic valve replacement after retrosternal gastropexy

Domenico Mazzitelli, Wael Bedda, Diana Petrova and Ruediger Lange.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2004; p ublished online February 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Surgical Oncology; Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Gastroenterology; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 914 words.

Aortic valve replacement had to be performed in a 77-year-old man with a history of esophageal carcinoma, which had been treated with two-staged esophageal resection and retrosternal...