Skin tube esophagus: Present indications and late malignization

Ö P. Horváth, L. Cseke, L. Borbély, A. Vereczkei, B. Hóbor, L. Lukács

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Abstract

If there is no other possibility for the replacement of the whole esophagus, skin tube esophageal reconstruction gives a good result. Three successful cases treated with the antethoracal neoesophagus formed from musculocutaneous flaps are discussed. All patients recovered successfully. However, there exists the possibility of late malignization in the skin tube esophagus. Two such cases are also presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-254
Number of pages4
JournalDiseases of the Esophagus
Volume13
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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