Intraoperative diagnosis of short esophagus in a patient with Barrett's metaplasia
Epublication WebSurg.com, Dec 2008;08(12). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2476
Patients who have Barrett’s esophagus are considered at risk for having a short esophagus. Routine intraoperative endoscopy and liberal addition of a Collis gastroplasty is a key factor to prevent recurrences.