It is widely recognized that a surgical procedure such as esophagectomy has lower mortality and morbidity rates when performed in high volume centers. Nevertheless, esophagectomy is still associated with a substantial operative risk. For a continuous improvement of outcomes, optimization of the surgical approach for patients with esophageal cancer has been the focus of many studies over the last years.,
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