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Justification for subtotal esophagectomy in late spontaneous esophageal rupture

30-sep-1989 | Revista: Revista Española de las Enfermedades del Aparato Digestivo

Ildefonso JA, Bengochea JM, Alcalde JM, Molina A, Gallego R.


A patient is presented who was operated for an intestinal obstruction and developed in the immediate postoperative period Boerhaave's syndrome. Subtotal esophagectomy with bipolar exclusion was performed.

We discuss the advantages of radical surgery, even in advanced cases, if the size of the lesion justifies it, as compared to more conservative therapeutic attitudes.

CITA DEL ARTÍCULO  Rev Esp Enferm Apar Dig. 1989 Oct;76(4):393-6