What are the comparative late results of the different treatments?

  • T. Lerut
  • E. Lauwers
  • C. Aelvoet
  • Y. Leclef
  • J. A. Grüwez
  • E. Lira
Conference paper

Abstract

Caustic injuries of the esophagus are a rather unusual cause of emergency in the gastrointestinal system. However, the complexity and the severity of the lesions often result in an extremely difficult therapeutic problem, even more difficult than for esophageal carcinoma or peptic stenosis.

Keywords

Corticosteroid Perforation Esophagitis Canis 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Lerut
    • 1
  • E. Lauwers
    • 1
  • C. Aelvoet
    • 1
  • Y. Leclef
    • 1
  • J. A. Grüwez
    • 1
  • E. Lira
    • 2
  1. 1.LeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.SantiagoChile

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