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Clinical Evaluation of Esophageal Perforation

  • Hitoshi Irie
  • Teruo Kakegawa
  • Hideaki Yamana
  • Hiromasa Fujita
  • Hiroshi Rikitake
Conference paper

Abstract

Esophageal perforation is a rare condition but it often results in a severe course [1], and delayed diagnosis can result in prognosis [2].

Keywords

Endotracheal Intubation Endoscopic Examination Esophageal Perforation Spontaneous Rupture Subcutaneous Emphysema 
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References

  1. 1.
    Berry BE, Ochsner JL (1973) Perforation of the esophagus: A 30-year review. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 65: 1PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Nealon TF, Templeton JY, Cuddy VD, et al (1961) Instrumental perforation of the esophagus. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 19: 233Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Skinner DB, Little AG, DeMeester TR (1980) Management of esophageal perforation. Am J Surg 139: 760PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hitoshi Irie
  • Teruo Kakegawa
  • Hideaki Yamana
  • Hiromasa Fujita
  • Hiroshi Rikitake
    • 1
  1. 1.First Department of SurgeryKurume University School of MedicineKurume, 830Japan

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