Journal of Minimal Access Surgery

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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 306--308

Thoracoscopic management of oesophageal mucocele: Old complication, new approach

Vijayaraj Pavankumar, Raja Kalayarasan, Chandrasekar Sandip, Pottakkat Biju 
 Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India

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Raja Kalayarasan
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry - 605 006
India

Oesophageal mucocele is an uncommon complication of bipolar exclusion of oesophagus. Traditionally, this condition is managed through thoracotomy which is associated with significant morbidity. The present report outlines the thoracoscopic management of oesophageal mucocele following surgical exclusion for oesophageal perforation. Left thoracoscopic oesophagectomy for oesophageal mucocele described in this report has not been published earlier.


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Pavankumar V, Kalayarasan R, Sandip C, Biju P. Thoracoscopic management of oesophageal mucocele: Old complication, new approach.J Min Access Surg 2017;13:306-308


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Pavankumar V, Kalayarasan R, Sandip C, Biju P. Thoracoscopic management of oesophageal mucocele: Old complication, new approach. J Min Access Surg [serial online] 2017 [cited 2021 Nov 28 ];13:306-308
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