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Figure 4: (a) Port positions for thoracoscopic distal oesophagectomy with subcarinal lymphadenectomy. (b) Subcarinal lymph nodes dissected (arrow) (c) Post-subcarinal lymphadenectomy (arrow) and oesophageal mobilisation to the level of the azygous vein. (d) Oesophagus transected below the level of the azygous vein. (e) Ryles' tube placed in the jejunum after completion of the posterior layer of oesophagojejunostomy. (f) Completed oesophagojejunostomy at the level of the azygous vein (arrow)

Figure 4: (a) Port positions for thoracoscopic distal oesophagectomy with subcarinal lymphadenectomy. (b) Subcarinal lymph nodes dissected (arrow) (c) Post-subcarinal lymphadenectomy (arrow) and oesophageal mobilisation to the level of the azygous vein. (d) Oesophagus transected below the level of the azygous vein. (e) Ryles' tube placed in the jejunum after completion of the posterior layer of oesophagojejunostomy. (f) Completed oesophagojejunostomy at the level of the azygous vein (arrow)