Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery

Posted On 2016-11-28 17:52:09
This focused issue guest edited by Dr. Mingqiang Kang, aims to explore surgical techniques and indications on precision esophageal surgery to surgeons all around the world, which we hope to reduce the incidence of postoperative complications and improve the quality of life for patients. In this way, the issue will also be conducive to patients as well as the growth of young surgeons.

Preface for focused issue on minimally invasive esophageal surgery
Mingqiang Kang

Original Article on Esophageal Surgery   
An original technique for lymph node dissection along the left recurrent laryngeal nerve after stripping the residual esophagus during video-assisted thorocoscopic surgery of esophagus
Hiroshi Makino, Hiroshi Yoshida, Hiroshi Maruyama, Tadashi Yokoyama, Atsushi Hirakata, Jyunji Ueda, Hideyuki Takada, Takeshi Matsutani, Tsutomu Nomura, Nobutoshi Hagiwara, Eiji Uchida

Minimally invasive esophagectomy and thoraco-abdominal two-field lymph node dissection for thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma—antegrade dissection of the thoracic esophagus
Wentao Fang, Chunyu Ji, Jian Feng, Weigang Zhao, Xuefei Zhang

Review Article on Esophageal Surgery 
Minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
Hyun Woo Jeon, Sook Whan Sung

The benefits and limitations of robotic assisted transhiatal esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
Jonathan C. DeLong, Kaitlyn J. Kelly, Garth R. Jacobsen, Bryan J. Sandler, Santiago Horgan, Michael Bouvet

Case Report on Esophageal Surgery 

Video-assisted thoracoscopy the total mesoesophageal excision and systematic en bloc mediastinal lymph node dissection
Mingqiang Kang, Shijie Huang, Jihong Lin, Shuchen Chen, Jiangbo Lin, Wu Han

Brief Report on Esophageal Surgery 

Recurrent laryngeal nerve lymph node dissection in minimally invasive esophagectomy
Miao Lin, Yaxing Shen, Hao Wang, Mingxiang Feng, Lijie Tan