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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Kauer, WK; Stein, HJ; Dittler, HJ; Siewert, JR 
Titel:
Stent implantation as a treatment option in patients with thoracic anastomotic leaks after esophagectomy. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: In patients with esophagectomy and gastric pull up for esophageal carcinoma anastomotic leaks are a well-known complication and a major cause of morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVE: We evaluated stent implantation as a treatment option in patients with thoracic anastomotic leaks after esophagectomy. METHODS: 269 patients with esophageal cancer (adenocarcinoma n = 212, squamous cell carcinoma n = 57) had undergone esophagectomy and gastric pull up with an intrathoracic anastomosis betw...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Surg Endosc 
Jahr:
2008 
Band / Volume:
22 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
50-3 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0930-2794 
TUM Einrichtung:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik