• kmartin989
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophage...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I went to Ohio to have my surgery. Great surgeon-Dr. Perry.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • brshja
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    2nd feeding tube in and working fine.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • JulieBug
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery to remove a lower lobe in his right lung.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • JulieBug
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery was delayed a week so he could have testing done by a cardiologist due to his cardiac history. This meant switching his...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • jkopesky
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had an esophagectomy. They removed 10" of my esophagus and 1/3 of the top of my stomach. They also removed four lymph nodes and a sm...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • DeYoung8
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    had a J-tube placed so that he could have nutrition. They tumor in the esophagus was completely blocking anything from passing by.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • DeYoung8
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    my husband had his surgery to remove his esophagus the middle of February. Surgery was 5 1/2 hours long, and considered successful....

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • brshja
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    peg and port here we go :( He was in the hospital one week now home.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • JMar
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophagus...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Trans-Hiatal Esophagectomy (THE) at Univ. of Michigan planned for 4 weeks after completion of chemo-radiation treatments. Surgery we...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • chiefomni
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esop...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had the Ivor lewis esophagectomy surgery. I was 10 days in the hospital and through a conference call support group with other pat...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • safirentx
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery to place a feeding tube. Surgery was not done properly by the surgeon. I was in the emergency room twice within a week and a...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • DeanLovett
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery wasn't too bad. The fact that the surgeon gave me a 50/50 survival prognosis was, to say the least, very disturbing.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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