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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Spontaneous Rupture Of The Esophagus - Boerhaave's Syndrome [ruptura Espontânea Do Esôfago - Síndrome De Boerhaave]
Author: Godinho M.
Wiezel E.H.B.
Marchi E.
Modena S.F.
de Paula R.A.
Abstract: Boerhaave's syndrome, the spontaneous rupture of the esophagus, is associated with a 35% death rate. Perforated esophagus is a surgical emergency; it is the most serious, and frequently the most rapidly lethal, perforation of the gastro-intestinal tract. Three cases of Boerhaave's syndrome are presented, with their variants and resolutions. Treatment and outcome are largely determined by the time of presentation. We reviewed our experience with esophageal perforations to determine the overall mortality and whether the time of presentation should influence management strategy.
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Address: http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84859540946&partnerID=40&md5=06504e61a0fbce2cd8e0207ef6469d1b
Date Issue: 2012
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