Yosuke Izumi. Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious diseases Center, Komagome Hospital
“Hybrid esophagectomy” is our attempt to improve the quality of esophagectomy. This is in short Endoscopy-assisted laparo-thoracoscopic esophagectomy to make two lung ventilation possible during the whole procedure. Short- and long-term outcomes indicated that it might be suitable approach in terms of invasiveness and lymph node dissection.