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Total bypass of the oesophagus for benign strictures using a reversed gastric tube.
  1. P Yannopoulos,
  2. A Marselos


    Four cases of benign stricture of the oesophagus treated by reversed gastric tube oesophagoplasty are presented. The technique used is described in detail, and the advantages of this method over other ways of bypassing the oesophagus are discussed. The most important advantage is the restoration of normal deglutition with only one extrathoracic anasthomosis.

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