Laparoscopic excision of esophageal leiomyoma.

  title={Laparoscopic excision of esophageal leiomyoma.},
  author={Roberto Gullo and Fernando A. M. Herbella and Marco Giuseppe Patti},
  journal={Updates in surgery},
  volume={64 4},
Esophageal leiomyoma is the most common benign tumor of the esophagus. The lower and middle thirds of the esophagus are the most frequent locations of these tumors and in about one-third of the patients they occur at the level of the gastroesophageal junction. They are less than 5 cm in size in 50% of the patients. A left thoracotomy, thoracoscopy or a… CONTINUE READING