Published in Health and Medicine Week, October 2nd, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Annals of Thoracic Surgery, "Transhiatal esophagectomy (THE) is a common operative procedure for carcinoma esophagus. Complications of this procedure include arrhythmias and hypotension during blunt dissection of the esophagus from posterior mediastinum. In the literature, exact incidence and type of arrhythmias have not been reported. We...
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