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What is transhiatal esophagectomy done for?

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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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In brief: Usually cancer

Esophageal cancer, severe dysplasia on barret's esophagus, lye stricture , chemical or mechanical destruction of esophagus, some esophageal motility disorders to incude some.

In brief: Usually cancer

Esophageal cancer, severe dysplasia on barret's esophagus, lye stricture , chemical or mechanical destruction of esophagus, some esophageal motility disorders to incude some.
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