[Tailored surgical treatment for post-caustics stenosis of the upper digestive tract with complicated lesions. Clinical experience at our department in the last ten years].

Abstract

The ingestion of caustic substances generates severe lesions of superior digestive tract, leading to stenosis in 50% of patients, of which almost 50% will require surgical treatment. A number of 29 patients with caustic lesions were treated in the IIIrd Surgical Unit from 1993 to 2004. The most frequent corrosive agent was a strong alkaline solution. The… (More)

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