Esophagoplasty for caustic esophageal burns in children

  • Oktay Mutaf
  • Published 2004 in Pediatric Surgery International


One hundred and two children with caustic esophageal strictures requiring esophagoplasty are reported. Seventy-one had a retrosternal colon transplant: two-stage esophagocolostomy in 59 and one-stage cervical anastomosis in 12. In the retrosternal group there were 2 cases of total transplant necrosis and 3 cases of terminal necrosis of the cervical end of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00183913


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