Esophageal transplantation in the rat


Uygun I. , Okur M. H. , Aydogdu B., Ozekinci S., Otcu S.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.48, no.8, pp.1670-1675, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.10.001
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1670-1675

Abstract

Purpose: Esophageal replacement surgery has been used to treat long-gap esophageal atresia, caustic esophageal stricture, and esophageal avulsion. Here, we report total esophageal transplantation in rats without vascular anastomosis as an option for esophageal replacement surgery.