Surgical treatment for upper or middle esophageal carcinoma occurring after gastrectomy: a study of 52 cases.

@article{Cheng2005SurgicalTF,
  title={Surgical treatment for upper or middle esophageal carcinoma occurring after gastrectomy: a study of 52 cases.},
  author={Bangchang Cheng and Jun Xia and K Shao and Zhi Fu Mao and J Huang and Tracy S. Wang},
  journal={Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={239-45}
}
Fifty-two patients presenting with upper or middle esophageal carcinoma after gastrectomy between 1980 and 2003 were analyzed retrospectively. Among them, there were five cases of total gastrectomy, six cases of proximal partial gastrectomy and 41 cases of distal subtotal gastrectomy. The interval between gastrectomy and the diagnosis of esophageal carcinoma ranged from 2 to 22 years. Surgical procedures included resection of the esophageal lesion with esophageal replacement using non-reversed… CONTINUE READING
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