What is Esophagectomy?

Category: Surgeries


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


Stopped having Esophagectomy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 7
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
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.