Ivor Lewis esophagectomy.


Lewis described a technique for resection of cancer of the midthoracic esophagus in a staged manner in 1946. The same procedure done at one stage has remained a standard technique for resection of a carcinoma involving the thoracic esophagus.


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@article{Bains1995IvorLE, title={Ivor Lewis esophagectomy.}, author={Manjit S. Bains}, journal={Chest surgery clinics of North America}, year={1995}, volume={5 3}, pages={515-26} }