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The following, from the 12th OESO World Conference: Cancers of the Esophagus, includes commentaries on the role of the nurse in preparation of esophageal resection (ER); the management of patients who develop high-grade dysplasia after having undergone Nissen fundoplication; the trajectory of care for the patient with esophageal cancer; the influence of the site of tumor in the choice of treatment; the best location for esophagogastrostomy; management of chylous leak after esophagectomy; the optimal approach to manage thoracic esophageal leak after esophagectomy; the choice for operational approach in surgery of cardioesophageal crossing; the advantages of robot esophagectomy; the place of open esophagectomy; the advantages of esophagectomy compared to definitive chemoradiotherapy; the pathologist report in the resected specimen; the best way to manage patients with unsuspected positive microscopic margin after ER; enhanced recovery after surgery for ER: expedited care protocols; and long-term quality of life in patients following esophagectomy.

Original publication

DOI

10.1111/nyas.12533

Type

Journal article

Journal

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

Publication Date

09/2014

Volume

1325

Pages

242 - 268

Addresses

Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London, London, United Kingdom.

Keywords

Animals, Humans, Esophageal Neoplasms, Treatment Outcome, Esophagectomy, Fundoplication, Paris