Esophageal and Lung Disease

Esophageal Surgery

Esophageal Surgery: Distribution by Indication

2022, N = 297

Cleveland Clinic thoracic surgeons treat patients with a diverse range of conditions, including malignant and benign diseases. Cleveland Clinic is a quaternary referral center for patients with complex esophageal disease. In the current reporting year, Cleveland Clinic thoracic surgeons performed 297 esophageal surgeries.

Treatment of Achalasia

2018 – 2022

Cleveland Clinic continues to use a minimally invasive approach to the treatment of achalasia.

POEM = peroral endoscopic myotomy