Endoscopic palliative management of esophageal and tracheal rupture

Girolamo Geraci, Carmelo Sciume, Giuseppe Modica

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The increasing number of patients requiring intensive care and airway support has led to a growing recognition that significant short- and long-term morbidity may be associated with the use of artificial airways; this is despite significant improvements in the materials used in laryngeal tubes, which aim to decrease the trauma associated with long-term intubation.We present the first case, to our knowledge, of huge, nontraumatic,esophageal perforation, widely communicating with the trachea, and which was treated successfully with double endoscopic stent placement
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)E581-E582
Numero di pagine2
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gastroenterology

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