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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Hence it was confirmed as oesophageal diverticulum for which it was planned for oesophagotomy for repair.
Coins are most common foreign bodies in children whereas dentures and food bolus are commonest among adults.[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.[2]
(2.) Smith G.S., Oesophagotomy and oesophageal resection, J.
Present communication, reports successful management of choke by stomach tube and oesophagotomy in buffaloes.
Based on history and clinical symptoms, the condition was diagnosed as oesophageal obstruction and decided to perform oesophagotomy in lateral recumbency without any delay.
It was decided to perform cervical oesophagotomy. Pre-operatively, 5% Dextrose-normal saline was administered intravenously.
An attempt was made to remove the foreign body manually, but it failed, so decision was taken for oesophagotomy.