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Swallowing Function Before and After Esophagectomy for Treatment of Esophageal Cancer

  • M. A. Oliveira
  • A. H. Hölscher
  • H. Feussner
  • C. Daschner
  • C. Hannig
  • J. R. Siewert
  • H. W. Pinotti
Conference paper

Abstract

A total or subtotal esophagectomy represents the main therapeutical step in esophageal cancer when cure is desired or also as a palliative measure. Surgeon’s goals are not only tumor radical resection, but also to allow survival under acceptable conditions.

Keywords

Esophageal Cancer Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Esophageal Carcinoma Subtotal Esophagectomy Laryngeal Vestibule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Oliveira
    • 1
  • A. H. Hölscher
    • 2
  • H. Feussner
    • 2
  • C. Daschner
    • 3
  • C. Hannig
    • 3
  • J. R. Siewert
    • 2
  • H. W. Pinotti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologySão Paulo University Medical SchoolBrazil
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryTechnical University of Munich (TUM)Munich 80Germany
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyTechnical University of Munich (TUM)Munich 80Germany

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