Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery
Our Los Angeles Cardiovascular Surgeons Help Treat Serious Conditions
An esophagectomy is surgical procedure used to treat disorders that target
the pathway from your throat to your stomach. During the operation, part
of the esophagus is removed and reconstructed. Surgery usually lasts three
to six hours and requires a hospital stay of one to two weeks to recover.
Though the partial removal of your internal organ sounds frightening, medical
and surgical advances have helped make this procedure safer than ever.
When you choose a Los Angeles surgeon at the office Azmi Atiya MD, we
make sure that you are taken care of from the moment you contact us for
a consultation, to all post-operation follow-up appointments and procedures.
Is Esophageal Surgery Necessary?
Conditions that affect the esophagus can have serious consequences on everyday
life. Swallowing and eating may become painful or difficult, cancer can
spread into other organs, and you may even have difficultly talking or
breathing. For these reasons it is important to get your condition checked
and treated by a skilled cardiovascular physician before they can become
Esophageal surgery is often necessary to treat conditions such as:
- Damage to the lining of the esophagus
- Trauma from an accident or injury
- Achalasia, in which the muscles do not function properly
- Cancer of the esophagus
With the proper surgical treatment, you can recover from your condition
and live life normally. Minimally invasive esophagectomies have helped
many patients regain their health and well-being without the risks associated
with traditional methods of performing esophageal surgeries.
Call Dr. Azmi Atiya MD to Schedule a Consultation
If you’ve been suffering with issues related to your esophagus, do
not hesitate to
contact our Los Angeles cardiovascular surgeons. With years of experience and multiple awards and publications, we strive
to provide the best medical procedures using the most up-to-date surgical
If you are ready to get started,
email us today!