The use of pedicled omentum flap in the prevention of esophagogastric anastomotic leak in esophageal cancer


Aydin Y. , Turkyilmaz A. , Eroglu A., Alici H. A. , KARAOGLANOGLU N.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.18, no.4, pp.300-304, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.300-304

Abstract

Background: In this study, we investigate the effectiveness of the pedicled omental flap in preventing leakage after Ivor Lewis (transthoracic) type esophagectomy.