One stage repair for an oesophageal fistula after pneumonectomy using an omental pedicle flap

Asaoka, M; Imaizumi, M; Kajita, M; Uchida, T; Niimi, T; Abe, T
November 1988
Thorax;Nov1988, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p943
Academic Journal
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