Esophagectomy after pneumonectomy has been reported rarely, and the surgical approach presents a challenge. We report a case of a transthoracic esophagectomy in a 54-year-old man who had undergone right pneumonectomy for non-small cell lung cancer 16 years previously. (c) 2000 by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine