Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 46--48

Esophageal exclusion and bypass for corrosive injury: The lessons learnt


Richa Lal1, Anu Behari2, Jayanth Reddy2, Banani Poddar3 
1 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Richa Lal
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow - 226 014, Uttar Pradesh
India

While it is always preferable to excise and replace the diseased esophagus in corrosive injuries, the surgeon may be compelled to exclude and bypass it by a substernal conduit in select situations wherein excision is technically hazardous. This case illustrates the lessons learnt from a potentially life-threatening complication of bipolar esophageal exclusion.


How to cite this article:
Lal R, Behari A, Reddy J, Poddar B. Esophageal exclusion and bypass for corrosive injury: The lessons learnt.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2014;19:46-48


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Lal R, Behari A, Reddy J, Poddar B. Esophageal exclusion and bypass for corrosive injury: The lessons learnt. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2014 [cited 2019 Oct 22 ];19:46-48
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