Cervical esophago-esophageal anastomosis

Charles D. Fraser, Richard F. Heitmiller

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We describe our results with cervical esophago-esophageal anastomosis. This approach has been used with success in 4 patients. It has the advantage of avoiding esophagectomy in patients with benign disease and allows restoration of esophageal continuity in patients having limited options for esophageal replacement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)384-386
Number of pages3
JournalThe Annals of thoracic surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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