What is Esophagectomy?

Category: Surgeries

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Esophagectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the esophagus.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Esophagectomy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Short bowel syndrome 2
Choking on food 1
Decreased appetite 1
Digestive problems 1
Esophagus narrowing 1
Pain 1

Show all 9 reported side effects

Duration

Stopped having Esophagectomy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 7
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Esophagectomy.