The liver left lobe was mobilized by dissecting the left triangular ligament (appendix fibrosa hepatis) to release the cardioesophageal
junction and stomach fundus.
Boerhaave's syndrome is characterized by the full layer and vertical tear at the cardioesophageal
junction of the esophagus, following heaving and vomiting, and results from the sudden rise in intraluminal pressure in the distal esophagus (2, 3).
There were 487 upper gastrointestinal tract malignancies, which the authors divided by diagnostic codes into either esophageal, cardioesophageal
, or noncardiac gastric (i.e., in the distal stomach) adenocarcinomas.
To prevent the leakage of corrosive agents into the stomach, the cardioesophageal
junction was tied from the outside with 2/0 silk.
Therapeutic effects of Isodon rubescens and oridonin preparations in 95 patients with esophageal and cardioesophageal
Lesser curvature of stomach: lesser curvature, lesser omental, left gastric, cardioesophageal
, common hepatic, celiac, and hepatoduodenal
These are known as cardioesophageal
or cardiac esophageal glands (Fawcett; Gartner & Hiatt; Kierszenbaum) or also superficial glands (Netter, 1996b), and they produce mucus to protect the esophageal epithelium from the gastric acidity (Gartner & Hiatt).