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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-49

Thoracoscopic enucleation of esophageal leiomyoma in patient with men I syndrome


1 College of Medicine, Al-Faisal University, Riyadh; Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, King Faisal Specialist, Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, King Faisal Specialist, Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Waleed N Saleh
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, P. O. Box 3354, Riyadh 11211, MBC - 40
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1737.58960

PMID: 20351961

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Minimal invasive thoracic surgery is growing rapidly and may become the standard of care for certain diseases. Its benefits over traditional surgery, including reduced morbidities and hospital stay, have been well established in several reports. We herein report a case of midesophageal leiomyoma in a patient with MEN I syndrome successfully enucleated by thoracoscopy highlighting the technical details of the procedure.


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