The advent of laparoscopic techniques for esophageal surgery provides a minimally invasive approach with known advantages for patients with esophageal motility disorders. This new modality has resulted in a resurgence of the surgeon’s role in management of esophageal disorders and has dramatically changed the operative approach to the distal esophagus.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Laparoscopic Surgery|
|Subtitle of host publication||Principles and Procedures, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded|
|Number of pages||11|
|ISBN (Print)||0824746228, 9780824746223|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2004|
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