Prevention of Anastomotic Stricture with a Purse-string Suture Technique on the Gastric Side During Esophageal Carcinoma Operations: Retrospective Study of 463 Consecutive Cases

@article{Zhang2007PreventionOA,
  title={Prevention of Anastomotic Stricture with a Purse-string Suture Technique on the Gastric Side During Esophageal Carcinoma Operations: Retrospective Study of 463 Consecutive Cases},
  author={Chong Zhang and Min-hua Yao and Tao Jin and Li Sun and Jian Hu and Yu-xin Zha},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={32},
  pages={1008-1012}
}
The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of a gastric side purse-string technique on anastomotic strictures during esophageal carcinoma operations. From 1996 to 2005, esophageal carcinoma operations were performed on 1128 consecutive patients. Among them, 463 underwent esophagogastric anastomosis with purse-string sutures on the gastric… CONTINUE READING