Use of a nasogastric tube and a Nelaton catheter for esophageal reconstruction

H. Kuwano, S. Maekawa, M. Morita, Masaki Mori, H. Matsuura, K. Sugimachi

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Abstract

An effective technique for leading a nasogastric decompression tube using an endoscopic foreign-body or biopsy forceps guided Nelaton catheter during esophageal reconstruction is described herein. This technique is both time-saving and avoids unnecessary mucosal damage to the esophagus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-232
Number of pages2
JournalSurgery Gynecology and Obstetrics
Volume173
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1991

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Kuwano, H., Maekawa, S., Morita, M., Mori, M., Matsuura, H., & Sugimachi, K. (1991). Use of a nasogastric tube and a Nelaton catheter for esophageal reconstruction. Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics, 173(3), 231-232.