Thal procedure

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.
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Thal,

Alan P., U.S. surgeon, 1925–.
Thal procedure - correction of a benign stricture of the lower esophagus.
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