Albert-Lembert versus hybrid-layered suture in hand sewn end-to-end cervical esophagogastric anastomosis after esophageal squamous cell carcinoma resection.

@article{Feng2015AlbertLembertVH,
  title={Albert-Lembert versus hybrid-layered suture in hand sewn end-to-end cervical esophagogastric anastomosis after esophageal squamous cell carcinoma resection.},
  author={Fan Feng and Li Li Sun and Guanghui Xu and Liu Hong and Jianjun Yang and Lei Cai and Guocai Li and Man Guo and Xiao Feng Lian and Hongwei Zhang},
  journal={Journal of thoracic disease},
  year={2015},
  volume={7 11},
  pages={1917-26}
}
BACKGROUND Hand sewn cervical esophagogastric anastomosis (CEGA) is regarded as preferred technique by surgeons after esophagectomy. However, considering the anastomotic leakage and stricture, the optimal technique for performing this anastomosis is still under debate. METHODS Between November 2010 and September 2012, 230 patients who underwent… CONTINUE READING