Esophagogastrectomy: Left Thoracoabdominal

  • Jameson L. Chassin


Esophagogastrectomy by the left thoracoabdominal approach is indicated for malignant lesions of the distal 10–15 cm of the esophagus, of the esophagogastric junction, and of the gastric fundus.


Aortic Arch Gastric Pouch Gastric Fundus Esophagogastric Anastomosis Mediastinal Pleura 
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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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