- An operation to remove a portion of the esophagus.
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Esophagectomy — An operation to remove a portion of the esophagus. * * * Excision of all or any part of the esophagus. [esophagus + G. ektome, excision] Ivor Lewis e. commonly used approach for e. via laparotomy and right thoracotomy, with intrathoracic … Medical dictionary
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transthoracic esophagectomy — removal of part or all of the thoracic part of the esophagus through abdominal and right thoracotomy incisions; called also Ivor Lewis e … Medical dictionary
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