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The authors make an analysis of 45 cases of diaphragmatic trauma, of which 27 were wounds and 18 were ruptures. The wounds of the diaphragm, in most cases determined by bullets, were of small dimensions, but were accompanied by serious lesions of the organs in the vicinity, while ruptures of the diaphragm, determined by closed traumas, were extensive, but(More)
On the basis of 4 cases (three bilio-bronchial fistulae of hydatic origin, and one post-traumatic fistula), the authors review the problems of etiology and of pathological physiology. After an interpretation of the results obtained they recommend the bi-polar approach (pulmonary and biliary) in the same surgical intervention. In relation with the condition(More)