New technique of esophageal exclusion for chronic esophageal perforation.

Abstract

A new technique of near-total esophageal exclusion was used successfully in the treatment of 2 patients with chronic thoracic esophageal perforation and continuing sepsis. The most striking point of this technique is the use of cervical T-tube esophagostomy with the lower arm of the T tube circumfixed by chromic catgut tie to prevent swallowing of saliva… (More)

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@article{Lee1991NewTO, title={New technique of esophageal exclusion for chronic esophageal perforation.}, author={Y C Gary Lee and S. T. Lee and S. H. Chu}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={1991}, volume={51 6}, pages={1020-2} }