General anatomy of the esophagus.

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This article reviews the embryology and general anatomy of the esophagus, including the topography and relationships of the esophagus to surrounding structures. The esophagus is the only internal organ that traverses 3 body cavities, and a complete understanding of the anatomy and anatomic relationships of the esophagus in each area is essential for… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2011.01.003

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