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External diversion for palliative treatment of malignant tracheoesophageal or bronchoesophageal fistulas.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  59553     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The creation of cervical esophagostomy, distal esophageal ligation, and a feeding gastrostomy in combination with an external bypass device for the treatment of malignant tracheoesophageal and bronchoesophageal fistulas offers a simple and rational approach for a critical situation in which more extensive surgical procedures are neither warranted nor more effective.
H Schreiber; W J Pories
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of surgery     Volume:  131     ISSN:  0002-9610     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Surg.     Publication Date:  1976 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-08-23     Completed Date:  1976-08-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370473     Medline TA:  Am J Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  775-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bronchial Fistula / etiology,  therapy*
Bronchial Neoplasms
Esophageal Fistula / etiology,  therapy*
Esophageal Neoplasms / complications
Esophagus / surgery
Gastrostomy / instrumentation
Palliative Care
Tracheal Neoplasms / complications
Tracheoesophageal Fistula / etiology,  therapy*

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