American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

V44N6: Esophagus, Stomach, and Duodenum Part II

Recommended Reading

Ahmad SA, Xia BT, Bailey CE, et al. An update on gastric cancer. Curr Probl Surg. 2016 Oct;53(10):449-90.

    Ahmad and colleagues offer a comprehensive description of gastric adenocarcinoma, including histological classification systems, etiology/pathophysiology definitions, and advancements in treatment options.

Ha C, Regan J, Cetindag IB, Ali A, Mellinger JD. Benign esophageal tumors. Surg Clin North Am. 2015;95(3):491-514.

    Ha and colleagues describe benign esophageal and paraesophageal masses and cysts as well as associated symptoms and categorization techniques and recommendations.

Klevebro F, Ekman S, Nilsson M. Current trends in multimodality treatment of esophageal and gastroesophageal junction cancer - Review article. Surg Oncol. 2017;26(3):290-295.

    Klevebro and colleagues review the scientific evidence for the different curatively intended treatment strategies that are available today; additionally, it describes other relevant studies and trials.

Laine L. CLINICAL PRACTICE. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Due to a Peptic Ulcer. N Engl J Med. 2016;374(24):2367-2376.

    Laine reviews nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

Makris EA, Poultsides GA. Surgical Considerations in the Management of Gastric Adenocarcinoma. Surg Clin North Am. 2017;97(2):295-316.

    Makris and Poultsides describe, analyze, and compare the primary surgical treatment options for gastric adenocarcinoma, including complete surgical resection, Billroth I or Billroth II reconstructions, and Roux-en-Y anastomosis.

Mendelson AH, Donowitz M. Catching the Zebra: Clinical Pearls and Pitfalls for the Successful Diagnosis of Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. Dig Dis Sci. 2017;62(9):2258-2265.

    Mendelson and Donowitz present an overview of ZES that focuses on clinical presentation and available biochemical and imaging testing modalities.

Ryan CE, Paniccia A, Meguid RA, McCarter MD. Transthoracic Anastomotic Leak After Esophagectomy: Current Trends. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017;24(1):281-290.

    Ryan and colleagues analyze morbidity and mortality differences based on anastomosis leak locations.

Schauer PR, Bhatt DL, Kirwan JP, et al. Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy for Diabetes—5-Year Outcomes. N Engl J Med. 2017;376(7):641-651. Free Full Text

    Schauer and colleagues assess three-year outcomes of uncontrolled diabetes patients randomized to receive either intensive medical therapy alone or intensive medical therapy plus Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy.

Schmocker RK, Lidor AO. Management of Non-neoplastic Gastric Lesions. Surg Clin North Am. 2017;97(2):387-403.

    Schmocker and Lidor review diagnostic and management considerations for benign gastric lesions.

Thiels CA, Ikoma N, Fournier K, et al. Repeat staging laparoscopy for gastric cancer after preoperative therapy. J Surg Oncol. 2018;118(1):61-67.

    Thiels and colleagues perform a retrospective analysis of patients with gastric adenocarcinoma and identify factors associated with positive exploration.