Thoracoscopic enucleation of a giant leiomyoma of the esophagus.

Iscan Y. , Tunca F. , Senyurek Y. G. , Tezelman S., Terzioglu T.

Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques, cilt.23, 2013 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/sle.0b013e318275b2a3
  • Dergi Adı: Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques


Minimally invasive surgery has gained a rapid development and popularity in the recent years. With these developments in minimally invasive surgery, video-thoracoscopic approaches has become more frequently preferred interventions for benign esophageal lesions. Herein, we report a case of a giant esophageal leiomyoma which was successfully enucleated by video-thoracoscopic approach without any peroperative or postoperative complications.