esophagogastrostomy


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esophagogastrostomy

[ə¦säf·ə·gō‚ga′sträs·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Establishment, by surgery, of an anastomosis between the esophagus and the stomach; may be performed by the abdominal route or by transpleural operation.
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Reconstruction options include segmental resection and esophagogastrostomy or total esophagectomy with jejunal or colon interposition.
After splenic artery embolization, the patient had a near-total gastrectomy, splenectomy, and esophagogastrostomy for a splenic mass with erosion into the stomach (Fig 2).
A percutaneous esophagogastrostomy tube was placed at the time of the laryngectomy, and the patient was decannulated 12 weeks after surgery.