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Editorial Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2013) 4(4):325 DOI 10.1007/s13193-013-0278-z K. Harish Published online: 18 December 2013 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2013 cancer centre indicating their experience while the other is a prospective study of lympheadenectomy in esophageal cancer. Another interesting emerging area is in liver surgery termed mesohepatectomy. [2, 3]. It is a new development in hepatic resections in the last decade and this has been addressed in the review on emerging techniques of hepatic resection. It is a challenging procedure described for centrally placed tumors as an alternative for extended hepatectomies when liver func- tion is compromised [4, 5]. Various modifications like extraparenchymal control of hepatic veins and intrahepatic Glissonian approach have been described [6, 7]. Other ver- sions called the mini-mesohepatectomy and irregular mesohepatectomy have also been described. It would be in- This issue consists of articles describing experiences of esoph- teresting to look into the Indian experience in this area. ageal surgery in the Indian subcontinent. Thoracoscopic esophagectomy has gained popularity ever since it was first References described [1]. The June issue of 2013 addressed esophageal cancers including robotic, video assisted thoracosocpic proce- 1. Cuschieri A, Shimi S, Banting S (1992) Endoscopic oesophagectomy dures and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

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Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2013) 4(4):325 DOI 10.1007/s13193-013-0278-z K. Harish Published online: 18 December 2013 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2013 cancer centre indicating their experience while the other is a prospective study of lympheadenectomy in esophageal cancer. Another interesting emerging area is in liver surgery termed mesohepatectomy. [2, 3]. It is a new development in hepatic resections in the last decade and this has been addressed in the review on emerging...
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Springer Journals
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2013 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
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0975-7651
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0976-6952
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10.1007/s13193-013-0278-z
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Abstract

Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2013) 4(4):325 DOI 10.1007/s13193-013-0278-z K. Harish Published online: 18 December 2013 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2013 cancer centre indicating their experience while the other is a prospective study of lympheadenectomy in esophageal cancer. Another interesting emerging area is in liver surgery termed mesohepatectomy. [2, 3]. It is a new development in hepatic resections in the last decade and this has been addressed in the review on emerging techniques of hepatic resection. It is a challenging procedure described for centrally placed tumors as an alternative for extended hepatectomies when liver func- tion is compromised [4, 5]. Various modifications like extraparenchymal control of hepatic veins and intrahepatic Glissonian approach have been described [6, 7]. Other ver- sions called the mini-mesohepatectomy and irregular mesohepatectomy have also been described. It would be in- This issue consists of articles describing experiences of esoph- teresting to look into the Indian experience in this area. ageal surgery in the Indian subcontinent. Thoracoscopic esophagectomy has gained popularity ever since it was first References described [1]. The June issue of 2013 addressed esophageal cancers including robotic, video assisted thoracosocpic proce- 1. Cuschieri A, Shimi S, Banting S (1992) Endoscopic oesophagectomy dures and

Journal

Indian Journal of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 1, 2013

Keywords: surgical oncology; oncology; surgery

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