• Pro
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophagus ...
    about 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had an esoughajectomy. The removed 2/3 of my stomach along with 1/3 of my esoughagus. 10 days recovery in hospital. Followed a ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • gpr80
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophagu...
    about 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Docs said I breezed through surgery and recovery. Age, health and positive state of mind helped make it easier.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Nanchie
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    over 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Eosophagectmy 6 months ago . Recovering well and getting back to normal.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • BoiseB
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) ...
    over 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a very large hernia repaired on Feb 17. The hernia was the aftermath of esophagectomy five and one half years ago. Other EC su...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • hcsady
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophag...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Esophogetomy is not for wimps!

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • TomRolph
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still breathing

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    1 Comment
    • Dorothy13
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophagea...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I ended up on life support, everything that could go wrong with surgery went wrong, I spent almost 7 weeks in hospital, but now I am...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • JMar
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophagus...
    over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    A minimally invasive VAT (video assisted thoracotomy) was done to preform a wedge resection to remove a small solitary nodule in the...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Salsajo
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal)...
    over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Having surgery and needing to have a feeding tube for nutrition consumed our day. I worried about my husband losing weight and gett...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • annabell
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    He had to have a track put in cause his throat swelled shut . did not go as planned . they missed his stomach .He had surgery to put...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mihali74
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had two surgeries to remove affected lymph nodes. Was not a candidate for esophagectomy due to lack of healthy tissue in my neck......

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    1 Comment
    • Oswegokev
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Esophagectomy (complete) with full thoracotomy. Hospital -10 days . Horrible pain although manageable . Home - trying to do no J tub...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
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