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Esophagogastrectomy: Left Thoracoabdominal

  • Jameson L. Chassin

Abstract

Esophagogastrectomy by the left thoracoabdominal approach is indicated for malignant lesions of the distal 10 cm of the esophagus, of the esophagogastric junction, and of the gastric fundus.

Keywords

Aortic Arch Staple Line Gastric Pouch Stab Wound Left Gastric Artery 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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    • 2
  1. 1.Clinical SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York Hospital Medical Center of QueensFlushingUSA

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