Respiratory complications after esophagectomy.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Pulmonary complications are the major source of morbidity and mortality after esophageal resection, and numerous studies have identified various associated with these complications. This article discusses preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative factors affecting pulmonary complications and strategies to reduce these complications after esophagectomy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Atkins, BZ; D'Amico, TA

Published Date

  • February 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 35 - vi

PubMed ID

  • 16696281

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1547-4127

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2006.01.007


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States