Multimodal Strategy for the Management of Esophageal Perforations and Ruptures

  • L. Kotsis
Conference paper


Worse outcome following traditional treatment of esophageal disruptions [1]—including even primary closure without reinforcement—led us in 1981 to introduce a more varied management in this major emergency.


Esophageal Perforation Heller Myotomy Tube Thoracostomy Esophageal Disease Purulent Pericarditis 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Kotsis
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  1. 1.Postgraduate Medical University Thoracic Surgical ClinicBudapestHungary

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