• lung
  • Anesthesia for an esophagectomy is also complex, owing to the problems with managing the patient's airway and lung function during the operation. (wikipedia.org)
  • passage
  • and complex motility (muscle movement) disorders that interfere with the passage of food to the stomach. (surgeryencyclopedia.com)
  • Some swallowers consume a large meal or drink water before performing to give the stomach a more vertical orientation, allowing for easier passage of the sword. (wikipedia.org)