The outcome of colonic replacement of the esophagus in children.

@article{Ahmed1986TheOO,
  title={The outcome of colonic replacement of the esophagus in children.},
  author={Asif Ahmed and L. Spitz},
  journal={Progress in pediatric surgery},
  year={1986},
  volume={19},
  pages={37-54}
}
An analysis of 112 children undergoing colonic replacement of the esophagus over a 30-year period is presented. The indication for esophageal replacement was atresia in 92 children and intractable stricture (peptic, caustic, or congenital) in 20. The procedure consisted of a transthoracic replacement of the entire esophagus in 82 cases and a partial… CONTINUE READING