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Esophagectomy: Right Thoracotomy and Laparotomy

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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Abstract

Esophagectomy via right thoracotomy is indicated in carcinoma of the esophagus, except for tumors of the distal 10–15 cm.

Keywords

Methylene Blue Anastomotic Leak Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Left Gastric Artery Esophageal Hiatus 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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  1. 1.School of MedicineNew York UniversityUSA
  2. 2.University Hospital, New York University Medical CenterUSA
  3. 3.New York Veterans Administration HospitalUSA
  4. 4.Bellevue HospitalUSA
  5. 5.Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical CenterUSA

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