Esophagotomy

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E`soph`a`got´o`my


n.1.(Surg.) The operation of making an incision into the esophagus, for the purpose of removing any foreign substance that obstructs the passage.
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By emergency oesophagotomy, two masses of tightly coiled semi hard metal wires, polythene cover and packing thread were retrieved.
1] Endoscopy is preferred method for retrieving foreign bodies but open oesophagotomy has been suggested as the safest and most effective method of removing impacted denture.
History confirmed consuming chicken two days back oesophagotomy was performed through ventral mid line incision on neck and obstruction was relieved by removing piece of chicken bone.