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Broncho-oesophageal fistula treated effectively without surgical resection
  1. G W Parry,
  2. Ali Juma,
  3. J E Dussek
  1. Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Guy's Hospital, London


    A patient with an oesophagobronchial fistula who was unfit for surgery was treated successfully by the application of sclerosants (sodium hydroxide and acetic acid) to the oesophageal and bronchial ostia of the fistula.

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