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Table 1 Demographic data on 215 patients undergoing transhiatal esophagectomy.

From: Transhiatal esophagectomy in a high volume institution

Demographics n
Sex (M:F) 182:33
Age (range) 65 years (29–83 years)
Preoperative indication
Adenocarcinoma 162 (75%)
Squamous cell carcinoma 23 (11%)
Other malignant tumours 3 (1%)
Benign tumours 1 (0.5%)
High grade dysplasia 23 (11%)
Benign strictures 3 (1%)
Preoperative staging (in 188 patients with preoperatively confirmed malignant tumours)
T1 28 (15%)
T2 48 (26%)
T3 108 (57%)
T4 4 (2%)
N0 113 (60%)
N+ 75 (40%)