Source: NEJM FREGAT Trial Key Points Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) was found to have significantly lower complications and side effects compared to open esophagectomy. The 3 years survival rate was also higher among patients undergoing minimal invasive esophagectomy. Open esophagectomy is known to have significant morbidity ranging from 17.9% to 58%, with up to 6% mortality. Therefore, the..

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