PERIOPERATIVE MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY IN 100 CASES OF TRANSHIATAL ESOPHAGECTOMY- A SINGLE SURGICAL UNIT EXPERIENCE OF KHYBER TEACHING HOSPITAL, PESHAWAR

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Muhammad Muslim
Muhammad Attaullah Khan
Nisar Ahmad
Muhammad Zarin
Mushtaq Ahmad
Mehmud Aurangzeb
Saqib Saleem Afridi

Abstract

Objectives: To observe the perioperative morbidity and mortality rates of 100 transhiatal esophagectomies operated for esophageal carcinoma in a surgicalunit of a tertiary care hospital.

Methodology: Data pertaining to all patients that had undergone transhiatal esophagectomy from 2012 to 2014 were reviewed. The study groupcomprised 100 patients. Indication for surgery was esophageal cancer.

Results: Perioperative morbidity and mortality i.e. morbidity and mortalityduring the first 30 days, were studied. Two patients died during the postoperativeperiod in hospital. The anastomotic leakage rate was zero. No dysphagiawas found during one month of postoperative period. Overall survival was98% for the first 30 days of surgery.

Conclusions: Transhiatal esophagectomy has been common stay and a safe rather feasible procedure. Oncological therapy has its role and better resultsare found in centers where the procedure is frequently performed.

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Muslim M, Khan MA, Ahmad N, Zarin M, Ahmad M, Aurangzeb M, Afridi SS. PERIOPERATIVE MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY IN 100 CASES OF TRANSHIATAL ESOPHAGECTOMY- A SINGLE SURGICAL UNIT EXPERIENCE OF KHYBER TEACHING HOSPITAL, PESHAWAR. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2015 May 20 [cited 2022 May 21];29(2). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/1666
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