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Ruijin robotic thoracic surgery: robot-assisted Ivor Lewis esophagectomy

Authors: Yajie Zhang, Su Yang, Wei Guo, Runsen Jin, Xingshi Chen, Han Wu, Hailei Du, Dingpei Han, Kai Chen, Jie Xiang, Hecheng Li


We are going to share the experience of robotic surgery for esophageal carcinoma. A 46-year-old patient who has esophageal squamous cell carcinoma underwent robotic-assisted Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy in our center. The patient was discharged on postoperative day 8 without any perioperative complications. The postoperative pathologic stage was pT1N0M0.