Esophagectomy: Right Thoracotomy and Laparotomy

  • Jameson L. Chassin


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


Methylene Blue Anastomotic Leak Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Left Gastric Artery Esophageal Hiatus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  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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