Barotraumatic oesophageal rupture

Nair, Rajesh P and Agrawal, Saurabh Barotraumatic oesophageal rupture. Malaysian Journal of Medical Science Forthcoming.

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Upper gastrointestinal perforations are usually iatrogenic following luminal scopies while investigating patients. Barotrauma is a rare cause of such perforations. Early clinical diagnosis and surgical intervention results in favourable outcome. Here we document a rare case of oesophageal perforation following barotrauma.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: esophageal perforation, esophagostomy, hydropneumothorax, gastrostomy.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2013 10:18
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2016 10:59

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