Hand-assisted laparoscopic transhiatal approach for mediastinal esophageal duplication cyst resection

Abstract

Esophageal duplication cyst is a rare congenital esophageal disorder. Although these cysts are usually resected via thoracotomy, a minimally invasive approach has recently been suggested to avoid a long hospital stay. Here, we report a case of mediastinal esophageal duplication cyst that was successfully treated using a laparoscopic transhiatal approach… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10388-012-0335-7

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@article{Shiozaki2012HandassistedLT, title={Hand-assisted laparoscopic transhiatal approach for mediastinal esophageal duplication cyst resection}, author={Atsushi Shiozaki and Hitoshi Fujiwara and Yasutoshi Murayama and Shuhei Komatsu and Yoshiaki Kuriu and Hisashi Ikoma and Masayoshi Nakanishi and Daisuke Ichikawa and Kazuma Okamoto and Toshiya Ochiai and Eigo Otsuji}, journal={Esophagus}, year={2012}, volume={9}, pages={247-251} }