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A conservative approach in selected cases of late diagnosed oesophageal perforation.
  1. C A Verwoerd,
  2. F van Mazijk,
  3. J M Meyer


    A conservative method is presented for the treatment of oesophageal perforation where the diagnosis has been delayed. A system of tubes is described which allows the patient to be fed and at the same time prevents swallowed material from reaching the fistula. A case is reported which was successfully managed using the method.

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