Esophageal Cancer (Ongoing)

Posted On 2021-09-16 17:26:32

This special series on Esophageal Cancer is edited by Dr. Kenneth Meredith, from Florida State University College Of Medicine/Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, Sarasota, FL, USA.

Kenneth Meredith, MD, FACS  
Gastrointestinal Oncology, Florida State University College Of Medicine/Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, Sarasota, FL, USA

Dr. Ken Meredith is currently a Professor of Surgery and Chief of Surgical Oncology at Florida State University at the Sarasota Memorial Institute for Cancer Care. He also serves as Director of the Center for the advanced treatment of esophageal disorders.

Dr. Meredith is an avid researcher and has given over 200 talks in 10 countries. He has over 100 peer reviewed publications and has written numerous book chapters. Since 2010, Dr. Meredith has developed numerous training modules for robotic esophagectomy and pancreaticoduodenectomy. His series for robotic esophagectomies is the largest series to date, and he ranks amongst the top for robotic pancreatic resections. He has trained numerous surgeons from around the world and he teaches advanced courses for these procedures for fellows and surgeons early in their practice.

Series outline:

  1. Considerations of radiation for the treatment of esophageal cancer
  2. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy considerations in the treatment of esophageal cancer
  3. Minimally invasive approaches to esophageal cancer
  4. Robotic approaches to esophagectomy 
  5. Does surgical approach to esophagectomy matter?
  6. Management of metastatic esophageal cancer 
  7. Stepwise approach to robotic esophagectomy 
  8. Redefining the learning curve for robotic esophagectomy 
  9. Does timing after neoadjuvnat therapy for esophageal cancer predict outcomes for esophagectomy 
  10. Intrathoracic fundoplication to prevent reflux after esophagectomyure

The series “Esophageal Cancer” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Esophagus without any sponsorship or funding. Kenneth Meredith is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.