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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28070329/mastering-minimally-invasive-esophagectomy-requires-a-mentor-experience-of-a-personal-mentorship
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Miguel A Cuesta, Nicole van der Wielen, Jennifer Straatman, Donald L van der Peet
Since the first laparoscopic procedure, there has been an steady increase in advanced minimally invasive surgery. These procedures include oncological colorectal, hepatobiliary and upper gastrointestinal surgery. Implementation of these procedures requires different and new skills for the surgeons who wish to perform these procedures. To accomplish this surgical teaching program, a mentorship seems the most ideal method to teach the apprentice surgeon these specific skills. At the VU medical center a teaching program for a minimally-invasive esophagectomy for esophageal cancer started in 2009...
January 2017: Annals of Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28058546/is-chemical-pyloroplasty-necessary-for-minimally-invasive-esophagectomy
#2
Camille L Stewart, Lauren Wilson, Aidan Hamm, Christan Bartsch, Megan Boniface, Ana Gleisner, John D Mitchell, Michael J Weyant, Robert Meguid, Csaba Gajdos, Barish H Edil, Martin McCarter
BACKGROUND: Many centers use botulinum toxin for chemical pyloroplasty in minimally invasive esophagectomies as prophylaxis against delayed gastric emptying. No previous studies have compared botulinum toxin injection with no pyloric intervention for patients treated with a combined laparoscopic and thoracoscopic approach. The authors hypothesized that chemical pyloroplasty does not improve outcomes for these patients. METHODS: The study investigated patients undergoing minimally invasive esophagectomies from September 2009 to June 2015...
January 5, 2017: Annals of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28058494/-oncologic-esophageal-resection-and-reconstruction-open-hybrid-minimally-invasive-or-robotic
#3
I Gockel, D Lorenz
Minimally invasive resections are increasingly employed in oncologic surgery for esophageal carcinoma. The new German S3 guideline states that esophagectomy, as well as reconstruction of the esophagus, can be performed minimally invasively or in combination with open techniques (hybrid). However, the current value of different techniques - ranging from complete minimally invasive esophagectomy over hybrid to robotic surgery - remains unregarded.This review provides a critical comparison of these techniques based on current evidence...
January 5, 2017: Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift Für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28055335/tubularized-gastric-conduit-is-more-desirable-in-pediatric-patients-treated-with-minimally-invasive-esophagectomy-and-gastric-pull-up
#4
Shannon L Castle, Mubina Isani, Manuel B Torres, Dean M Anselmo, Nam X Nguyen
INTRODUCTION: Conditions requiring an esophagectomy and esophageal replacement are rare in children. The preferred method and ideal replacement organ continue to be debated. We present long-term outcomes in children treated with esophagectomy and gastric pull-up. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective review of all the patients who underwent a esophagectomy and gastric pull-up at two major pediatric institutions from 2004 to 2015. Follow-up data were obtained for children when available, including any postoperative complications, need for dilation of strictures, and current feeding method...
January 5, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052566/comparison-of-short-term-outcomes-and-three%C3%A2-yearsurvival-between-total-minimally-invasive-mckeown-and-dual-incision-esophagectomy
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Ju-Wei Mu, Shu-Geng Gao, Qi Xue, You-Sheng Mao, Da-Li Wang, Jun Zhao, Yu-Shun Gao, Jin-Feng Huang, Jie He
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to compare the short-term outcomes and three-year survival between dual-incision esophagectomy (DIE) and total minimally invasive McKeown esophagectomy (MIME) for esophageal cancer patients with negative upper mediastinal lymph nodes requiring esophagectomy and neck anastomosis. METHODS: One hundred and fifty patients underwent DIE, while 361 patients received total MIME. Perioperative outcomes and three-year survival were compared in unmatched and propensity score matched data between two groups...
January 4, 2017: Thoracic Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28007281/minimally-invasive-esophagectomy-in-a-patient-with-tetralogy-of-fallot-and-right-sided-aortic-arch
#6
Michael J Thomas, Heather L Bartlett, Michael F Bassetti, Sam J Lubner, Georgios Kirvassilis, Petros V Anagnostopoulos, James D Maloney, Ryan A Macke
Improvements in surgical technique and perioperative care have resulted in increased long-term survival for patients with congenital heart disease. As these patients begin to reach their later years, clinicians are challenged with determining optimal management of noncardiac diseases in this complex patient population, including surgically treatable malignancies. We present a case of esophageal cancer in a patient with previously repaired tetralogy of Fallot and right-sided aortic arch, treated with neoadjuvant therapy followed by laparoscopic and left thoracoscopic esophagectomy...
January 2017: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28003586/current-status-and-future-prospects-for-esophageal-cancer-treatment
#7
Makoto Sohda, Hiroyuki Kuwano
The local control effect of esophagectomy with three-field lymph node dissection (3FLD) is reaching its limit pending technical advancement. Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) by thoracotomy is slowly gaining acceptance due to advantages in short-term outcomes. Although the evidence is slowly increasing, MIE is still controversial. Also, the results of treatment by surgery alone are limiting, and multimodality therapy, which includes surgical and non-surgical treatment options including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and endoscopic treatment, has become the mainstream therapy...
December 21, 2016: Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27938582/-short-term-outcomes-of-minimally-invasive-sweet-esophagectomy-for-siewert-type-%C3%A2-esophagogastric-junction-adenocarcinoma
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C Q Liu, M R Xie, M F Guo, X H Sun, H R Wu, X X Sun, M Q Xu
Objective: To describe the technique for minimally invasive Sweet esophagectomy and to evaluate the feasibility, safety and the short-term clinical outcomes of this approach in the treatment of Siewert type Ⅱ esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma. Methods: The clinical data of 122 patients with Siewert type Ⅱ esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma who received Sweet esophagectomy between October 2013 and June 2015 in Department of Thoracic Surgery, Anhui Provincial Hospital Affiliated with Anhui Medical University was analyzed retrospectively...
1, 2016: Zhonghua Wai Ke za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Surgery]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27927246/minimally-invasive-oesophagectomy-versus-open-esophagectomy-for-resectable-esophageal-cancer-a-meta-analysis
#9
REVIEW
Waresijiang Yibulayin, Sikandaer Abulizi, Hongbo Lv, Wei Sun
BACKGROUND: Open esophagectomy (OE) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Minimally invasive oesophagectomy (MIO) reduces complications in resectable esophageal cancer. The aim of this study is to explore the superiority of MIO in reducing complications and in-hospital mortality than OE. METHODS: MEDLINE, Embase, Science Citation Index, Wanfang, and Wiley Online Library were thoroughly searched. Odds ratio (OR)/weighted mean difference (WMD) with a 95% confidence interval (CI) was used to assess the strength of association...
December 8, 2016: World Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27924395/the-effect-of-postoperative-complications-on-survival-of-patients-after-minimally-invasive-esophagectomy-for-esophageal-cancer
#10
Kun-Kun Li, Yin-Jian Wang, Xue-Hai Liu, Qun-You Tan, Yao-Guang Jiang, Wei Guo
BACKGROUND: Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) has been shown to be a feasible technique for the treatment of esophageal cancer; however, its postoperative morbidity remains high. This retrospective study aimed to evaluate the effect of postoperative complications on long-term outcomes in patients who have undergone MIE for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). METHODS: This retrospective study enrolled patients who had undergone MIE for ESCC between September 2009 and November 2014; all procedures were performed by a single surgical team...
December 6, 2016: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27916171/the-surgical-management-of-esophago-gastric-junctional-cancer
#11
Joonas H Kauppila, Jesper Lagergren
The best available surgical strategy in the treatment of resectable esophago-gastric junctional (EGJ) cancer is a controversial topic. In this review we evaluate the current literature and scientific evidence examining the surgical treatment of locally advanced EGJ cancer by comparing esophagectomy with gastrectomy, transhiatal with transthoracic esophagectomy, minimally invasive with open esophagectomy, and less extensive with more extensive lymphadenectomy. We also assess endoscopic procedures increasingly used for early EGJ cancer...
December 2016: Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27893302/letter-to-the-editor-minimally-invasive-esophagectomy
#12
Kfir Ben-David, Steven N Hochwald
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 28, 2016: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27878351/c-reactive-protein-indicates-early-stage-of-postoperative-infectious-complications-in-patients-following-minimally-invasive-esophagectomy
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Yuichiro Miki, Takahiro Toyokawa, Naoshi Kubo, Tatsuro Tamura, Katsunobu Sakurai, Hiroaki Tanaka, Kazuya Muguruma, Masakazu Yashiro, Kosei Hirakawa, Masaichi Ohira
BACKGROUND: Esophagectomy for patients with esophageal cancer is associated with high rate of postoperative infectious complications (PICs). Although minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) could reduce the rate of PICs, its incidence cannot be ignored. Early detection of PICs may be beneficial in clinical settings. We investigated whether systemic inflammation markers, such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and white blood cell count (WBC), are useful for the early detection of PICs. METHOD: We reviewed 158 patients who underwent MIE from 2000 to 2015 and assessed PIC incidence and severity...
November 22, 2016: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27867579/three-field-lymph-node-dissection-in-treating-the-esophageal-cancer
#14
REVIEW
Qi-Xin Shang, Long-Qi Chen, Wei-Peng Hu, Han-Yu Deng, Yong Yuan, Jie Cai
There are many controversies in lymphadenectomy for thoracic esophageal cancer, and whether 3-field lymphadenectomy or 2-field lymphadenectomy is better have still been in doubt. The aim of this article is to review the role of the lymph node dissection by introducing the merits and demerits in 3-field lymphadenectomy, and the development in lymphadenectomy's selection, treatment and diagnosis. All the literatures related to esophageal lymphadenectomy and minimally invasive surgery (MIE) were searched in PubMed database and the cross references were added and reviewed to complete the reference list...
October 2016: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27858584/minimally-invasive-esophagectomy-for-adenocarcinomas-of-the-gastroesophageal-junction-and-distal-esophagus-notes-on-technique
#15
Ory Wiesel, Brian Whang, Daniel Cohen, P Marco Fisichella
In the last three decades, with the advancement of laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery, minimally invasive approaches for benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus have been developed and more experience is starting to accumulate across the world. Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) has demonstrated acceptable lymph node retrieval, good postoperative outcomes, and low mortality. In this article, we review our preferred technique of MIE for adenocarcinomas of the gastroesophageal junction and distal esophagus...
November 18, 2016: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27826778/comparison-of-single-and-multi-incision-minimally-invasive-esophagectomy-mie-for-treating-esophageal-cancer-a-propensity-matched-study
#16
Jang-Ming Lee, Shang-Chi Chen, Shun-Mao Yang, Ying-Fan Tseng, Pei-Wen Yang, Pei-Ming Huang
OBJECTIVE: To compare the perioperative outcome of minimally invasive (MIE) esophagectomy performed with a single- or a multi-incision in treating esophageal cancer. METHOD: Patients with esophageal cancer who underwent MIE from 2006 to 2016 were evaluated. A 3-4-cm incision was created in both the thoracoscopic and the laparoscopic phases during the single-incision MIE procedures. A propensity-matched comparison was made between the two groups of patients. RESULTS: We analyzed a total of 48 pairs of patients with propensity-matched from the cohort of 360 patients undergoing MIE during 2006-2015...
November 8, 2016: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27826201/minimally-invasive-esophagectomy-versus-open-esophagectomy-for-esophageal-cancer-a-meta-analysis
#17
Lu Lv, Weidong Hu, Yanchen Ren, Xiaoxuan Wei
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The safety and effectiveness of minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) in comparison with the open esophagectomy (OE) remain uncertain in esophageal cancer treatment. The purpose of this meta-analysis is to compare the outcomes of the two surgical modalities. METHODS: Searches were conducted in MEDLINE, EMBASE, and ClinicalTrials.gov with the following index words: "esophageal cancer", "VATS", "MIE", "thoracoscopic esophagectomy", and "open esophagectomy" for relative studies that compared the effects between MIE and OE...
2016: OncoTargets and Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27816689/minimally-invasive-resection-of-synchronous-triple-primary-tumors-of-the-esophagus-lung-and-thymus-a-case-report
#18
Xiao Song, Haibo Shen, Jie Li, Fengmin Wang
INTRODUCTION: Reports of synchronous multiple primary tumors are very rare. We report a case of synchronous esophagus and lung cancer combined with thymoma treated with a minimally invasive approach. PRESENTATION OF CASE: In a 63-year-old patient, cT2 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma was found. Chest computed tomography revealed a lesion in the right upper lobe combined with an antero-superior mediastinal mass. She was treated with one-stage bilateral video-assisted thoracoscopic+laparoscopic esophagectomy with lymph node dissection and lobectomy with complete lymphadenectomy followed by thymomectomy and demonstrated a favorable response at early follow-up, without severe adverse surgical complications and evidence of local recurrence or distant metastasis...
2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27815477/effective-mediastinal-lymphadenectomy-for-esophageal-cancer-using-slender-tracheal-forceps-in-prone-position-thoracoscopic-esophagectomy
#19
Masanobu Nakajima, Masakazu Takahashi, Yasushi Domeki, Hitoshi Satomura, Hiroto Muroi, Maiko Kikuchi, Hideo Ogata, Satoru Yamaguchi, Kinro Sasaki, Makoto Sakai, Makoto Sohda, Tatsuya Miyazaki, Hiroyuki Kuwano, Hiroyuki Kato
BACKGROUND/AIM: Adequate mediastinal lymphadenectomy during thoracoscopic esophagectomy (TE) requires an extensive operating field. In order to rectify this problem, we developed slender tracheal forceps that can pass through a 12-mm trocar. PATIENTS AND METHODS: TE in the prone position was performed in 58 patients with esophageal cancer using slender tracheal forceps. Perioperative and postoperative clinical data were compared against those of 61 patients who underwent transthoracic open esophagectomy (OE)...
November 2016: In Vivo
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27799939/analysis-of-predictors-for-lymph-node-metastasis-in-patients-with-superficial-esophageal-carcinoma
#20
Ruzhen Jia, Qinsong Luan, Jing Wang, Dongsheng Hou, Shulei Zhao
In order to predict related risk factors for lymph node metastasis (LNM) in patients with superficial esophageal carcinoma (SEC) and provide reference for endoscopic minimally invasive treatment, we included a total of 93 patients with superficial esophageal carcinoma who have underwent esophagectomy and lymph node dissection from 2010 to 2015. The depth of invasion was remeasured and classified into 6 groups according to their wall penetration. The prediction model was founded based on the independent risk factors...
2016: Gastroenterology Research and Practice
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