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Esophagectomy: Right Thoracotomy and Laparotomy with Thoracic Anastomosis

Chapter

Abstract

Carcinoma/high-grade dysplasia of the lower third of the esophagus/gastric cardia. Rarely: benign stricture, severe neuromuscular dysfunction, or perforation.

Keywords

Circular Stapler Left Gastric Artery Gastroepiploic Artery Thoracostomy Tube Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury 
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Notes

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

This chapter was contributed by ­Benjamin E. Schneider, MD in the first edition.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Iowa Carver College of MedicineIowa CityUSA

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