Publications [#181329] of Terry T Yoshizumi
- M Sunada, T Ito, M Nakayama, T Abe, H Hagiwara, A Kawamura, T Yoshizumi, [Aortoesophageal fistula due to thoracic aortic aneurysm; report of a case],
Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery, vol. 62 no. 3
pp. 247-50, ISSN 0021-5252
(last updated on 2010/10/22)
We report a 74-year-old man with aortoesophageal fistula due to aotic aneurysm. He underwent 2 stage operations. At the 1st operation the graft replacement of thoracic aorta and esophagectomy were performed. Inflammatory reactions improved with systemic administration of antibiotics and continuous irrigation of the thoracic cavity. On the 21st postoperative day, the esophagus was reconstructed by gastrointestinal interposition technique via ante-thoracic route. On the 58th post operative day he was discharged.
Aged • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic • Aortic Diseases • Aortic Rupture • Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation • Esophageal Fistula • Esophagectomy • Humans • Male • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures • Vascular Fistula • complications* • etiology* • surgery*