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Pyopneumopericardium as a complication of oesophagogastrostomy
  1. Otto Gago,
  2. Parmajeet S. Chopra,
  3. Lee H. Ellison,
  4. Philip J. Silverman
  1. Department of Surgery, University Hospital, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
  2. Section of Thoracic Surgery, and Department of Radiology, University Hospital, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA

    Abstract

    A case of pyopneumopericardium 13 years following resection of a peptic stricture and oesophagogastrostomy, and treated successfully by closure of the gastric ulcer, pericardiectomy, and drainage, is reported.

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