Ann Surg 2021 Jul 29. Epub 2021 Jul 29.
Department of Digestive and Oncological Surgery, Claude Huriez University Hospital, F-59000 Lille, France Department of Digestive Surgery, Pierre Zobda Quitman Hospital, 97200 Fort de France, France University of Lille, CHU Lille, ULR 2694 - METRICS: Évaluation des technologies de santé et des pratiques médicales, F-59000 Lille, France Department of Digestive and Interventional Radiology. Claude Huriez University Hospital, F-59000 Lille, France Department of digestive and hepatobiliary/pancreatic surgery, AZ Groeninge hospital, Kortrijk, Belgium UMR-S1277 - CANTHER laboratory "Cancer Heterogeneity, Plasticity and Resistance to Therapies", Lille, France.
Objective: To evaluate the incidence and risk factors of diaphragmatic herniation following esophagectomy for cancer (DHEC), and assess the results of surgical repair.
Summary Background Data: The current incidence of DHEC is discussed with conflicting data regarding its treatment and natural course.
Methods: Monocentric retrospective cohort study(2009-2018). Read More