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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)286-288
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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