Collis gastroplasty

Col·lis gas·tro·plas·ty

a technique for lengthening a "short" esophagus; a full-thickness incision of the gastric cardia is made parallel to the lesser curvature, usually with a staple line to lengthen the esophagus by making a tube of the upper part of the stomach.
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John Leighton, English thoracic surgeon, 1911–.
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Collis gastroplasty - a technique for lengthening the esophagus.
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He trained generations of registrars in his methods, but it was his procedure for repairing the oesophagus - the Collis gastroplasty - which secured his international reputation.