Therapeutic management of esophageal anastomotic leakage after subtotal esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma – institutional experience of a high volume centre

Michael Tachezy, Lena Tomkötter, Florian Gebauer, Yogesh Vashist, Maximilian Bockhorn, Jakob Izbicki & Emre Yekebas
Introduction: Esophagectomy is presently the gold standard in the treatment of localized esophageal cancer. The surgical treatment is associated with a high rate of morbidity and mortality, caused, amongst others, by anastomotic leaks. We evaluate our management strategies and outcome of anastomotic[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]