Boerhaave’s Syndrome Repaired with Surgery and Oesophageal Stent Placement: A Case Report

Sequira, Leena and Ramachandra, L (2015) Boerhaave’s Syndrome Repaired with Surgery and Oesophageal Stent Placement: A Case Report. Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 1 (1). pp. 72-74.

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Abstract

Boerhaave’s syndrome is a condition resulting in oesophageal tear, commonly affecting the distal part of the oesophagus. Early identification and treatment of the condition reduces mortality. In this condition the symptoms are not specific, which usually delays the diagnosis and results in poor outcome

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Boerhaave’s syndrome; Intercostal drainage tube; jejunostomy; Oesophageal stent
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Medical Surgical
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2016 12:29
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2016 12:29
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/145064

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