Esophagectomy Performed by Right Thoracotomy Upper Abdominal Incision
Yan Fulai; Lu Quiquan; Mao Weimin; et al(zhejiang Prouincial Cancer Hospital, Hangzhou 310022)
From Septemler 1989 to septembe 1994, 25 cases of esophagectomies were Performed by right posterolateral thoracotomy and upper aboominal incision (two inciaions) for ford or Lower opion of esophageal carcinoma Comparing with "three incisions" or left postero-lateral thoracotomy, This method Shows:excellent expesure, High resectability (especially high radical reasetabillty). Thorough removal of re-quired lymph uedes. Reliable anastomosis, and less complications etc. Comparing with other entering method during the same peried, the au-thors think that two incision mehod is acceptable in esophagectomy for those bo bocated in mid or lower portion of asephagus.