Author, Professor Marta Strutyńska-Karpińska graduated from Medical University in Wrocław. He has worked at the Department and Clinic of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery of Medical University in Wrocław, a unique scientific and clinical center in Poland, which over 30 years, encompasses all aspects of esophageal diseases treatment. Surgery of gastrointestinal tract is of great interest of author and esophageal surgery occupies the major place. Knowledge, experience and high qualifications in clinical practice he achieved under the guidance of Professor Zdzisław Jezioro and Professor Mieczysław Bernat, their predecessors and teachers. The scientific output of the author consists of over 400 studies in the field of surgery, among them are 2 books devoted to esophageal surgery.