CONSTRICTING ESOPHAGEAL LESIONS. COLON INTERPOSITION FOR REPLACEMENT, COMBINED WITH RADIOTHERAPY FOR CARCINOMA.
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Mar 01, 1964
The use of colon for esophageal replacement is a procedure that should be considered in the treatment of benign and malignant esophageal lesions. The five-year survival data following operations for carcinoma of the esophagus are not outstanding. The combination of colon transplantation and radiotherapy before and after operation is a procedure that should be utilized if an effort is to be made to increase the survival rate.
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