Thoracoscopically assisted esophagectomy with gastric pull-up for esophageal cancer

Patrick Slattery, Ronald Hinder, Jon Gengler, Marie Montag, Dan Thomas, Charles Filipi, John Cordova

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Abstract

Thoracoscopically assisted esophagectomy with gastric pull-up was done in a 56-year-old man with esophageal cancer. The thoracoscopic technique, including the use of intraoperative ultrasound, is discussed. The addition of thoracoscopy offers safer and more complete esophageal dissection than transhiatal blunt esophagectomy and is less invasive than conventional thoracotomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)448-451
Number of pages4
JournalSurgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy
Volume4
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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    Slattery, P., Hinder, R., Gengler, J., Montag, M., Thomas, D., Filipi, C., & Cordova, J. (1994). Thoracoscopically assisted esophagectomy with gastric pull-up for esophageal cancer. Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy, 4(6), 448-451.