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Trends in the surgical treatment of neoplasms of the thoracic esophagus and cardia






Acta Chirurgica Italica 37(1): 24-31

Trends in the surgical treatment of neoplasms of the thoracic esophagus and cardia

The surgical treatment for cancer of the esophagus and cardia, is presented. Of the 41 patients who were resected: 18 had an intrathoracic esophagogastroplasty (69.2%); 1, an esophagojejunogastroplasty (3.8%); 2, a proximal gastric resection (13.3%); 10, an esophagojejunoduodenostomy (53.3%); 3, a Roux-en-Y esophagojejunostomy (11.5%) and 7, an esophagojejunostomy with an omega-loop. The postoperative mortality was 19%.


Accession: 006839542



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