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Esophageal Surgery

  • Navid Ajabshir
  • Daniela Treitl
  • Anthony Andreoni
  • Kfir Ben-DavidEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Clinical Gastroenterology book series (CG)

Abstract

The esophagus is foremost a conduit, passing nutrition from the external world into the body. Surgical repair of the esophagus is indicated for a variety of conditions ranging from gastroesophageal reflux disease to cancer. This chapter aims to equip the internist with a generalized understanding of perioperative care when dealing with diseases of the esophagus, which can then be conveyed to any patient that may require treatment.

Keywords

Esophagus Esophagectomy Fundoplication Esophageal cancer 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Navid Ajabshir
    • 1
  • Daniela Treitl
    • 1
  • Anthony Andreoni
    • 2
  • Kfir Ben-David
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryMount Sinai Medical CenterMiami BeachUSA
  2. 2.Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolNew BrunswickUSA

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