Colon interposition for benign esophageal disease: experience with 23 patients.


Twenty-four colon interpositions were performed in a group of 23 patients comprising both adults and children between 1965 and early 1982. The indications for operation were caustic injury in 13 patients, peptic stricture in 6, congenital atresia or stenosis in 2, and gunshot or foreign body injury in 2. Long colon segments, consisting of isoperistaltic… (More)