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Hello, World! Skip to navigation skip to content find a job find a doctor volunteer newsroom make a gift en espaã±ol site search contact us contact quick links contact us phone e-mail contact a patient our services find a doctor bone & joint health cancer care heart & vascular health home health care primary care research women’s health x-ray, mri, ct... (imaging) view all services patient & visitor guide hospitals & facilities your hospital stay phone directory visiting a patient billing insurance financial assistance your privacy health & wellness events & classes health links healthy living guides health news & encyclopedia health tools watch surgery videos about us who we are quality & patient safety our volunteers donors & supporters community benefit request a speaker for health professionals careers residencies fellowships departments & sections education for physicians research value institute health news & encyclopedia health & wellness health news & encyclopedia concepts in respiratory critical care email forms manager 21st century visions of nursing events & classes health links healthy living guides health news & encyclopedia health tools watch surgery videos health news & encyclopedia search health information    esophagectomy - open definition: an esophagectomy is surgery to remove part or all of the esophagus, the tube that moves food from your throat to your stomach. After it is removed, the esophagus is rebuilt from part of your stomach or part of your large intestine. Most of the time, esophagectomy is done to treat cancer of the esophagus. Alternative names: trans-hiatal esophagectomy; trans-thoracic esophagectomy; en bloc esophagectomy; removal of the esophagus - open; ivor-lewis operation description: there are many ways to do this surgery. Talk with your doctor about what type of surgery is best for you. It will depend on where in your esophagus the cancer is, how much it has spread, and how healthy you are. Laparoscopy is one way to do this surgery. A laparoscope is a tiny camera that is inserted into your belly through a small surgical cut. See also: esophagectomy - minimally invasive open surgery is another way to do an esophagectomy. Two ways to do an esophagectomy using open surgery are: trans-hiatal esophagectomy: your surgeon will make two large cuts, one in your neck area and one in your upper belly. Your surgeon will close off one part of your stomach with staples and cut this section off. This part of your s. cheap viagra online generic viagra canadian online generic viagra cheap viagra generic viagra online cheap viagra buy viagra online cheap generic viagra buy viagra youtube viagra song