Thal procedure | definition of Thal procedure by Medical dictionary
Thal pro·ce·dure (thal),
correction of a benign stricture of the lower esophagus in which the narrowed area is opened longitudinally and the adjacent external gastric wall is patch sutured over this defect.
Thal, Alan P., U.S. surgeon, 1925–.
Thal procedure - correction of a benign stricture of the lower esophagus.
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