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Thoracoscopic resection of thoracic esophageal diverticula


The description of the thoracoscopic resection of thoracic esophageal diverticula covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of thoracic esophageal diverticula. Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: exposure of diverticulum, dissection of diverticulum, dividing the neck of the diverticulum. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.

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  • 2001-04-01