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Esophageal replacement

Esophageal replacement

Esophageal replacement: Esophageal replacement is surgery to sew a portion of the patient's small or large intestine into the gap between the upper and lower esophagus due to esophageal atresia (long gap). A temporary gastrostomy tube (G tube) may be placed for feeding until the stitched area has healed.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Esophageal replacement

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Esophageal replacement:

Anesthetic Requirements for Esophageal replacement

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Esophageal replacement may include:

Procedure Complications: Esophageal replacement

Possible surgical complications of Esophageal replacement may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Esophageal replacement

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

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