Surgical management of benign esophageal disorders: The “Chicago approach”

P. Marco Fisichella, Nathaniel J. Soper, Carlos A. Pellegrini, Marco G. Patti

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Surgical Management of Benign Esophageal Disorders: The "Chicago Approach" covers all stages of the diagnosis and treatment of the most common benign esophageal disorders in a concise and easy-to-read format.Indications, patient preparation, operative techniques, and strategies for avoiding and managing complications are included and based both on evidence-based data and the experience of the most famous esophageal surgeons in the United States and abroad. Each chapter includes a summary of the current management strategy for the disease process, and a review of current state of the art techniques provided by world leaders on esophageal disease, surgeons and gastroenterologists alike. A special emphasis is given to emerging procedures in laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, and endoscopy. Surgical Management of Benign Esophageal Disorders: The "Chicago Approach" is illustrated throughout with line diagrams that depict fundamental anatomic or technical principles and is a valuable resource for surgeons and gastroenterologists in residence and training.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSurgical Management of Benign Esophageal Disorders
Subtitle of host publicationThe Chicago Approach
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd
Number of pages251
ISBN (Electronic)9781447154846
ISBN (Print)9781447154839
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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