Accepted: 27 April 2021
First Online: 25 May 2021
: MIvBH is consultant for Mylan, Johnson & Johnson, Alesi Surgical and Medtronic and received research grants from Olympus and Stryker. RvH and JPR are consultants for Medtronic and are proctoring surgeons for Intuitive Surgical Inc. and train other surgeons in robot-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy. For the remaining authors no conflicts of interest were declared.
: Informed consent and ethical review were not required by Dutch law as data were registered anonymously.