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Technique of cervical approach to the oesophagus

  • T. Lerut

Abstract

The cervical oesophagus can be approached from the right or left sides and there is little to choose between the two sides. The left side is the more common approach, however, as the oesophagus lies a little to the left of the midline in the neck.

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Lerut
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  1. 1.Department of General Thoracic SurgeryCatholic University LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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