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Dukes A carcinoma after colonic interposition for oesophageal stricture.
  1. A D Houghton,
  2. M Jourdan,
  3. I McColl
  1. Department of Surgery, Guy's Hospital, London.

    Abstract

    The management of caustic and peptic oesophageal strictures refractory to medical treatment and repeated dilatations continues to be a challenge. Colonic interposition with subtotal oesophagectomy is felt by many surgeons to be the best treatment. Complications in the short and long term are, however, frequent. We report a case of a colonic carcinoma originating in a colonic interposition and growing up into the oesophageal remnant.

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