Esophageal perforations encountered during the dilation of caustic esophageal strictures


Karnak I., Tanyel F. C. , Buyukpamukcu N., Hicsonmez A.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.39, no.3, pp.373-377, 1998 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.373-377

Abstract

Background. The most common cause of esophageal stricture in children is the accidental ingestion of strong alkalies and the Life-threatening complication of dilations for treating caustic esophageal strictures is esophageal perforation,