Wei Wang. Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine
The first 12-mm trocar was inserted at the level of the umbilicus for the laparoscope. Then two trocars were inserted on the left side for the operating surgeon and two trocars were placed on the right side for the assistant surgeon. After completly abdominal procedure with No.1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8a, 9, 11 and 12 a lymph nodes dissection, the left diaphragm was incised 5 to 7 cm, followed by a transthoracic assisted port was inserted into the thoracic cavity through the left axillary frontline at the sixth to eighth intercostal spaces. Then lower mediastinal lymphadenectomy and transection of the lower esophagus were completed with the transthoracic supplementary port. An intrathoracic overlap gastroesophagostomy was performed by using the transthoracic assisted port, which was finally used for thoracic drainage.
Presented at the SAGES 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, TX.
Abstract ID: 93462
Program Number: V216
Presentation Session: Video Loop Day 1
Presentation Type: VideoLoop