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Risk Factors for Esophagectomy Following Interventions for Benign Esophageal Disease

Purpose:

To identify a patient who may have a rapid progression to esophagectomy following an endoscopic intervention for benign esophageal disease.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

risk factors, complication detection

ICD-10:

K22.0

Description:

A patient undergoing an intervention for benign esophageal disease may face a rapid progression to esophagectomy. Madenci et al identified risk factors for this situation, which can help to identify a patient who may need to be managed more carefully. The authors are from the University of Michigan.

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