TITLE

Successful Endoscopic Management of an Esophagojejunostomy Leak Using Fibrin Glue Injection after a Total Gastrectomy

AUTHOR(S)
Yoon Young Choi; Ju Young Cho; Yong Jin Kim
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Mar2011, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p376
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the medical case of a 62-year-old man who underwent endoscopic approach to seal an esophagojejunostomy leak with fibrin glue. The medical history of the patient is given. An extended total gastrectomy with wedge resection of the liver and segmental resection of the transverse colon were performance on the patient due to direct cancer invasion of the left lateral lobe of the liver, the transverse colon and the pancreatic tail.
ACCESSION #
59242543

Tags: OLDER men -- Diseases;  ENDOSCOPY;  ESOPHAGOJEJUNOSTOMY;  FIBRIN tissue adhesive;  MEDICAL records;  GASTRECTOMY;  LIVER -- Surgery

 

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