Diagnosis and treatment of complications after oesophagoplasty.

@article{Yoshino1996DiagnosisAT,
  title={Diagnosis and treatment of complications after oesophagoplasty.},
  author={Kazunori Yoshino and Tatsuyuki Kawano and Kagami Nagai and Masahiro Endo},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  year={1996},
  volume={162 10},
  pages={791-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To find out the optimal method for diagnosing and treating anastomotic leaks and necrosis of the organs used for reconstruction after resection of oesophageal cancer and oesophagoplasty. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING University department, Japan. SUBJECTS 481 patients who underwent resection of oesophageal cancer and subsequent oesophagoplasty (including 47 postoperative anastomotic leaks and 10 cases of necrosis of the organs used for reconstruction). MAIN OUTCOME… CONTINUE READING