Preoperative Risk Assessment and Prevention of Complications in Patients With Esophageal Cancer

Brechtje Grotenhuis, Bas Wijnhoven, Frank Grüne, Jasper van Bommel, Hugo Tilanus, Jan van Lanschot

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fit this review the preoperative risk assessment and prevention of complications in patients undergoing esophagetctomy for cancer is discussed. Age. pulmonary and cardiovascular condition. nutritional status, and neoadjuvant chemoraditation are known predictive factors. None of these factors is Valid exclusion criterion for esophagectomy. but May help in careful patient selection. Both anesthetists and Surgeons play an important role in intraoperative risk reduction by means of appropriate fluid management and application of optimal Surgical techniques... Slug. Oncol. 2010; 101:270-278. (C) 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)270-278
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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  • EMC COEUR-09
  • EMC MM-03-47-02-A
  • EMC MM-03-47-06-A

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