• Stoma formation in cervical esophagostomy can be accomplished without tension with the use of cervical skin rotation flaps to form a skin-lined tube. This procedure was performed on six patients; salivary leakage was less, and tube insertion was easier than in patients who had standard esophagostomy procedures. We discuss the indications and contraindications for esophagostomy.
(Arch Otolaryngol 105:200-202, 1979)
Dobie RA, Cox KW, Larsen GL. Skin Flap Esophagostomy: A New Procedure. Arch Otolaryngol. 1979;105(4):200–202. doi:10.1001/archotol.1979.00790160034008
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