Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2015, Article ID 728393, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/728393
Case Report

Gastrotracheal Fistula as a Result of Transhiatal Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer: An Unusual Complication

1Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
2Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
3Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
4Department of Anesthesiology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
5Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
6Department of Internal Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

Received 20 June 2015; Accepted 20 September 2015

Academic Editor: Kevin Reavis

Copyright © 2015 Heshmatollah Salahi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. C. J. Buskens, J. B. F. Hulscher, P. Fockens, H. Obertop, and J. J. B. Van Lanschot, “Benign tracheo-neo-esophageal fistulas after subtotal esophagectomy,” Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. 221–224, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. C. Gutiérrez San Román, J. E. Barrios, J. Lluna et al., “Long-term assessment of the treatment of recurrent tracheoesophageal fistula with fibrin glue associated with diathermy,” Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 41, no. 11, pp. 1870–1873, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. J. P. Freire, S. M. Feijó, L. Miranda, F. Santos, and H. B. Castelo, “Tracheo-esophageal fistula: combined surgical and endoscopic approach,” Diseases of the Esophagus, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 36–39, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. A. Baisi, L. Bonavina, S. Narne, and A. Peracchia, “Benign tracheoesophageal fistula, results of surgical therapy,” Diseases of the Esophagus, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 209–211, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. S.-W. Song, H.-S. Lee, M. S. Kim, J. M. Lee, J. H. Kim, and J. I. Zo, “Repair of gastrotracheal fistula with a pedicled pericardial flap after Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy for esophageal cancer,” Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol. 132, no. 3, pp. 716–717, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. C. J. Buskens, J. B. F. Hulscher, P. Fockens, H. Obertop, and J. J. B. Van Lanschot, “Benign tracheo-neo-esophageal fistulas after subtotal esophagectomy,” Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. 221–224, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. H. E. Bartels, H. J. Stein, and J. R. Siewert, “Tracheobronchial lesions following oesophagectomy: prevalence, predisposing factors and outcome,” British Journal of Surgery, vol. 85, no. 3, pp. 403–406, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. I. Ökten, A. K. Cangir, N. ÖzdemIr, Ş. Kavukçu, H. Akay, and Ş. Yavuzer, “Management of esophageal perforation,” Surgery Today, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 36–39, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. C.-H. Lin, C.-H. Lin, C.-W. Wu, and C.-T. Liao, “Sternocleidomastoid muscle flap: an option to seal off the esophageal leakage after free jejunal flap transfer—a case report,” Chang Gung Medical Journal, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 224–229, 2009. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. M. Hirao, S. Yoshitatsu, T. Tsujinaka et al., “Pectoralis myocutaneous flap with T-tube drainage for cervical anastomotic leakage after salvage operation,” Esophagus, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 33–36, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. K. R. Shen, W. G. Austen Jr., and D. J. Mathisen, “Use of a prefabricated pectoralis major muscle flap and pedicled jejunal interposition graft for salvage esophageal reconstruction after failed gastric pull-up and colon interposition,” Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol. 135, no. 5, pp. 1186–1187, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. C.-H. Marty-Ané, M. Prudhome, J.-M. Fabre, J. Domergue, M. Balmes, and H. Mary, “Tacheoesophagogastric anastomosis fistula: a rare complication of esophagectomy,” The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 690–693, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus