Original Article

Total Esophagoplasty by Utilizing the Colon

Authors: ROBERT P. McBURNEY M.D.

Abstract

Numerous technics have had their day in the reconstruction of the esophagus. The colon has certain advantages of blood supply and mobility, and thus appears to be very usable. It has been used with increasing frequency as a substitute for the esophagus. Peristalsis is satisfactory.

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