Functional evaluation of interposed colon in esophagus. Manometric and 24-hour pH observations.

@article{Isolauri1987FunctionalEO,
  title={Functional evaluation of interposed colon in esophagus. Manometric and 24-hour pH observations.},
  author={Jouko Isolauri and Pekka Reinikainen and Hannu Markkula},
  journal={Acta chirurgica Scandinavica},
  year={1987},
  volume={153 1},
  pages={21-4}
}
Colon interposition was performed on 22 patients for benign esophageal disease which had not responded to medical or other surgical treatment. Left colon was used as the interposed segment in 17 cases, transverse colon in two and right colon in three cases. All left colon grafts were positioned antiperistaltically. Manometric studies showed no basal or… CONTINUE READING