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Long ischaemic stricture of the interposed colon.
  1. J K Pye,
  2. J Wong
  1. Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital.


    A case is reported of a long segment stricture in a colonic oesophageal replacement with radiographic evidence to support the diagnosis of ischaemia. Ischaemia of the substitute organ following oesophageal resection is a well recognised, serious complication that usually results in anastomotic leakage. If the anastomosis heals primarily, late manifestations of ischaemia are rare.

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