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Ruy Escorel Ferreira Santos

Ruy Escorel Ferreira-Santos, Brazilian surgeon (São Paulo 10 October 1917 – Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo State 26 October 2003)
 
 

Created innovative techniques in cardiac and chest surgeries

 

Developed subtotal esophagectomy with cervical esophagogastric anastomosis by a posterior mediastinal route (Ferreira-Santos technique)

With H. Camara Lopes. Indicação seletiva do processo de Heller, da ressecção parcial e da ressecção subtotal do esôfago no tratamento cirúrgico do megaesôfago. Rev. Paul. Med. 52:269-75, 1958
 
 

Proposed a classification for stages of affected esophagus in Chagas disease (1968)