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Post-operative chylothorax and chyloperitoneum resulting from a thoracic duct injury are possible complications of esophagectomy for carcinoma. Management of such conditions includes conservative methods (pleural drainage, chyle flow reduction and supportive nutrition) and surgery. Etilefrine, a sympathomimetic drug used in the management of postural(More)
Esophageal carcinoma includes squamous cell carcinoma and Barrett's adenocarcinoma. The latter usually develops from a premalignant lesion named Barrett's esophagus. MUC genes are known to be specifically expressed in the normal, premalignant and malignant epithelia of various tissues. The aim of this study was to establish the pattern of MUC gene(More)
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