This series on “Management of Esophageal Perforations and Injuries and Other Benign Diseases” was edited by Dr. Dania Nachira and Dr. Venanzio Porziella, from Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Universitario “A. Gemelli” IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), Rome, Italy.
The aim of this series was to discuss the management of esophageal perforations, injuries and other benign diseases, reviewing the last updates in literature and providing the experts’ experience in clinical practice. A panel of international thoracic surgeons, general surgeons, and all expert in esophageal disease, was involved to present for each esophageal pathology the conservative/endoscopic and surgical treatments available. They also provided to the reader the best and the most appropriate approach to the specific cases on the basis of literature evidence and personal experiences.
The series “Management of Esophageal Perforations and Injuries and Other Benign Diseases” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Esophagus without any sponsorship or funding. Dania Nachira and Venanzio Porziella served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.