Robotic oesophagectomy

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Published: 19 Dec 2012
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Dr Kemp Kernstine - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States

Oesophagectomy is a complex operation with significant morbidity and mortality. The adoption of minimally invasive esophagectomy has increased worldwide since its first description more than 15 years ago in an effort to minimize postoperative morbidity and to improve oncologic results. This video presentation reports the current state of the art on minimally-invasive treatment of the esophageal cancer with oncologic results.