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
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Esophagectomy

Side effect Patients
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


Currently having Esophagectomy

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped having Esophagectomy

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