Transhiatal robot-assisted esophagectomy (2008)

Title Transhiatal robot-assisted esophagectomy
Published in Surgical Endoscopy, Vol. 22, No. 4, p.1139-. ISSN 1432-2218.
Author Boone, J.; Borel Rinkes, I.H.M.; Hillegersberg, R. van
Date 2008
Language English
Type Article
Publisher Springer
Abstract With interest we read the article by Galvani and coauthors in which they describe their initial experience with laparoscopic transhiatal esophagectomy partly aided by a robotic system. Their series consists of 18 selected patients with Barrett’s esophagus and high-grade dysplasia (n = 9), adenocarcinoma in situ (n = 2), superficial adenocarcinoma (n = 5) or T2–3 esophageal adenocarcinoma (n = 2) without clinical evidence of lymph node metastases ...
Persistent Identifier URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1874-30498
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Source Utrecht University

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