Presternal gastric bypass for unresectable carcinoma of the thoracic oesophagus: a preliminary report.

Abstract

Presternal gastric bypass was performed on 10 African patients with unresectable carcinoma of the thoracic oesophagus. Where the cancer involved the lower third of the thoracic oesophagus the oesophagus was simply excluded. However, for cancer of the upper and middle third of the thoracic oesophagus the additional step of Roux-en-Y jejunal anastomosis to… (More)

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@article{Mannell1980PresternalGB, title={Presternal gastric bypass for unresectable carcinoma of the thoracic oesophagus: a preliminary report.}, author={Andrea Mannell}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={1980}, volume={67 7}, pages={522-7} }