esophagogastrostomy


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esophagogastrostomy

 [ĕ-sof″ah-go-gas-tros´tah-me]
anastomosis of the esophagus to the stomach.

e·soph·a·go·gas·tros·to·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-gas-tros'tŏ-mē),
Anastomosis of esophagus to stomach, usually following esophagogastrectomy.
[esophagus + G. gastēr, stomach, + stoma, mouth]

esophagogastrostomy

(ĭ-sŏf′ə-gō-gă-strŏs′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical anastomosis of the esophagus to the stomach, usually following esophagogastrectomy.

e·soph·a·go·gas·tros·to·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-gas-tros'tŏ-mē)
Anastomosis of esophagus to stomach, usually following esophagogastrectomy.
Synonym(s): esophagogastroanastomosis, gastroesophagostomy, oesophagogastrostomy.
[esophagus + G. gastēr, stomach, + stoma, mouth]
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Improved quality of life in patients with gastric cancer after esophagogastrostomy reconstruction.
Reconstruction options include segmental resection and esophagogastrostomy or total esophagectomy with jejunal or colon interposition.
Esophagogastrostomy has served as the most simple reconstruction method, though most patients end up suffering from postoperative reflux esophagitis and/or anastomotic stricture.
MacVaugh III, "Early esophagogastrostomy in the treatment iatrogenic perforation of the distal esophagus," Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol.
A percutaneous esophagogastrostomy tube was placed at the time of the laryngectomy, and the patient was decannulated 12 weeks after surgery.