Advances in the management of esophageal perforation.

  title={Advances in the management of esophageal perforation.},
  author={Philip W. Carrott and Donald Edward Low},
  journal={Thoracic surgery clinics},
  volume={21 4},
Therapy for acute esophageal perforation in the last decade has benefited from newer technology in endoscopy and imaging. Success with nonoperative therapies such as endoluminal stenting and clipping has improved outcomes and shortened length of stay in selected patients. Iatrogenic injury currently comprises most acute esophageal perforation, and… CONTINUE READING