Article Abstract

Challenge for establishment of international benchmarks for complications associated with esophagectomy

Authors: Masaaki Iwatsuki, Naoya Yoshida, Hideo Baba


Surgery has been the standard treatment for esophageal cancer, regardless of histology. Esophagectomy for esophageal cancer is technically challenging procedures, including resection of esophagus and restoration of gastrointestinal continuity.