Original Article

The treatment with prothesis in patients with anas· tomatic leaks after esophogeal resection

  • Hüseyin Altun
  • Yavuz Selim Sarı
  • Binnur Karagöz
  • Yüksel Barut

İstanbul Med J 1998;2(2):43-44

Anastomatic leaksa after resections due to esophageal carsinoma are life threthening situations and must be treated immediately. Insertion of sel{ expanding endoprothesis are being performed recently for pallation.

Keywords: Anastomic leaks. Endoprothesis