DOTE - Volume 33, Issue 6, June 2020
Checkout the latest DOTE issue for articles on Benign Esophageal and Malignant Esophageal Diseases; See the full
table of contents.
Relevant issues in tumor regression grading of histopathological response to neoadjuvant treatment in adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction
DOTE Volume 33, Issue 6 | Editor's Choice
Multimodality treatment combining surgery and oncologic treatment has become widely applied in curative treatment of esophageal and gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma. There is a need for a standardized tumor regression grade scoring system for clinically relevant effects of neoadjuvant treatment effects. Read the full
Relevant issues in tumor regression grading
Nationwide Estimate of Emergency Department Visits in the U.S. Related to Caustic Ingestion
DOTE Volume 33, Issue 6| Editor's Choice
Caustic ingestion, whether intentional or unintentional, may result in significant morbidity. Our aim was to provide an estimate of the incidence and outcomes of caustic ingestion among emergency department (ED) visits across the United States
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Nationwide Estimate of Emergency Department Visits
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Long term oncological outcomes following completely minimally invasive esophagectomy versus open esophagectomy
DOTE Volume 33, Issue 6| Featured Article
Members Only Article
In the last 20 years, the minimally invasive esophagectomy has gained more space in the treatment of esophageal cancer due to its benefits in the short-term evolution. However, the oncological long-term outcomes still remain unclear.
This great systematic review and meta-analyses compares groups of patients submitted to open surgery and minimally invasive resection with follow-up over 5 years and tries to bring that answer.