Medicolegal aspects of esophageal cancer surgery

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Forensic implications of esophageal cancer surgery are varied and complex depending on the field of specialization involved i.e. civil law, criminal law, insurance or social security and for the distinct probative requirements related to each field. The aim of this article is to reconstruct the logical procedure of a forensic doctor who actually examines a practical case to establish the profiles of professional responsibility in particular in civil or criminal law
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)347-350
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2005


  • Anastomotic leakage
  • Complications
  • Culpable conduct
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Medical responsibility


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