Esophagorespiratory fistulas of tumorous origin. Non-operative management of 264 cases in a 20-year period.


OBJECTIVE Esophagorespiratory fistulas developing from malignant tumors have serious complications by maintaining continuous airway contamination. The objective was to reveal the incidence, causes and characteristics of fistula formation and to examine the possibilities and efficiency of the treatment. METHODS In a single-center study between 1984 and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejcts.2008.06.025

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