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Canine bronchoesophageal fistulas.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20949418     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A bronchoesophageal fistula (BEF) is defined as a communication between the esophagus and one or more bronchi. BEFs are commonly associated with esophageal diverticula, which are circumscribed outpouchings of the esophageal wall. This article presents the report of a case seen at Louisiana State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Clinics in 2006 and reviews the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of esophageal diverticula and BEFs. The BEF in the case presented was of a very rare form, involving only the accessory lung lobe bronchus.
Michael Della Ripa; Frederic Gaschen; Lorrie Gaschen; Doo-Youn Cho
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Compendium (Yardley, PA)     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1940-8315     ISO Abbreviation:  Compend Contin Educ Vet     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101290247     Medline TA:  Compend Contin Educ Vet     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E1-E10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Lousiana Veterinary Referral Center.
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