Colobronchial Fistula as a Rare Complication of Coloesophageal Interposition: A Unique Treatment with a Review of the Medical Literature

Xian Zhao; Sandhu, Bimaljit; Kiev, Jon
December 2005
American Surgeon;Dec2005, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p1058
Academic Journal
Colobronchial fistula after coloesophageal interposition is a rare complication that has only been reported once in the English surgical literature. We report the case of a 53-year-old man who presented with chronic respiratory complaints. He had previously undergone esophagectomy for adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction. The fistula was controlled by placement of a Polyflex esophageal stent.


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