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Management of an Esojejunal Intrathoracic Leak Using an Endoscopic Vacuum-assisted Closure Technique

Gabriele Barabino, Alexandre Filippello, Amine Brek, Muriel Cuilleron, Olivier Dumas, Leslie Rinaldi, Jack Porcheron
Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques 2017, 27 (3): e26-e27
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Management of intrathoracic anastomotic leaks remains an important clinical challenge. We describe a case about a patient with intrathoracic esophageal anastomotic leaks after oesogastrectomy. Ndoscopic Vacuum-assisted closure technique today is an effective alternative in the treatment of anastomotic leaks after upper gastrointestinal tract surgery.

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