Esophageal cancer remains both a life-threatening disease and an everyday challenge for both patients and surgeons. Controversies regarding its management are prevalent, creating con- sion and uncertainties. Preoperative mortality and morbidity, limited overall and disease-free survival, and dismal prognosis make decision making regarding the choice of management dif? cult. Prof. Puntambekar is an enthusiastic surgeon, full of energy and inspiration. This young colleague offers contemporary possibilities for management of esophageal carcinoma. Prof. Cuesta is an experienced surgeon working in Europe. These two authors have compiled their work in this atlas and enrich the reader with experience encompassing two different c- tinents. This book is an update of novel surgical techniques of combined thoracoscopic and laparoscopic approach in minimally invasive management of esophageal carcinoma. Prof. Puntambekaras outstanding experience and expertise in this ? eld is fully illustrated in this book in a step-by-step description of the operative procedures. This book should be regarded as a landmark for the surgical management of esophageal carcinoma. The book is distinctive and the technical steps are original, re? ecting a deep knowledge of the regional anatomy and a unique ability of visual and operative orientation.... 160, 166, 179, 180 Lymphatic drainage, 1, 3, 191 M McOwena#39;s and Makayamas three stage approaches, 1 Mercedes Benz sign, 40, ... 136 Patient position, 35, 103, 112, 115, 150, 152, 168, 172, 193, 194, 197 Patient selection, 3 , 4, 33, 167 Pericardium, 37, 38, 42a44, ... 174, 178 Transhiatal esophageal resection, anaesthesiological problems, 178 Transhiatal esophagectomy, 2, 16, 94, 111a147, 191anbsp;...
|Title||:||Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Esophageal Carcinoma|
|Author||:||Shailesh Puntambekar, Miguel Cuesta|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-11-16|