Gastroesophageal anastomosis: single-layer versus double-layer technique--an experience on 50 cases.

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BACKGROUND Considerable controversy exists regarding the optimum technique for gastroesophageal anastomosis. Double layer technique has long been considered important for safe healing but there is evidence that single layer technique is also safe and can be performed in much shorter time. The purpose of this study was to compare the outcome of single layer… (More)

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@article{Aslam2008GastroesophagealAS, title={Gastroesophageal anastomosis: single-layer versus double-layer technique--an experience on 50 cases.}, author={Viqar Aslam and Aamir Bilal and Abid Ali Khan and Muhammad Asif Bilal and Zainulabideen and Manzoor Ahmed}, journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC}, year={2008}, volume={20 3}, pages={6-9} }