Surgical repair of redundant intra-thoracic stomach after Ivor Lewis esophagectomy

S. E. Shindel, D. V. Nasrallah, Richard F. Heitmiller

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Abstract

We present two patients with low esophagogastric anastomosis, redundant intrathoracic stomach, and markedly symptomatic reflux and regurgitation after Ivor Lewis esophagectomy. The diagnosis, technique of surgical revision, and outcome is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-118
Number of pages5
JournalDiseases of the Esophagus
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2006

Keywords

  • Esophageal cancer
  • Esophageal surgery
  • Esophagectomy
  • Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy
  • Surgical complications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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