Colonic interposition after esophagectomy for cancer.

  title={Colonic interposition after esophagectomy for cancer.},
  author={Peter A Davis and Simon Law and John Wong},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={138 3},
HYPOTHESIS The use of colonic interposition in esophageal replacement after esophagectomy for cancer results in similar morbidity, mortality, and long-term outcome compared with gastric transposition. DESIGN Prospectively collected database on patients with esophageal cancer from January 1, 1982, through December 31, 2000. SETTING Academic university hospital department of surgery. PATIENTS We compared 42 patients who underwent colonic interposition (colon group) with 959 patients who… CONTINUE READING
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