Fatal central venous air embolism: a rare complication of esophageal dilation by rendezvous.

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BACKGROUND Esophageal dilation by rendezvous is a useful technique for the treatment of complicated esophageal strictures. METHODS AND RESULTS We present a case of a 74-year-old man with chronic dysphagia caused by a complete cervical esophageal stricture that developed after external beam radiotherapy for treatment of papillary thyroid carcinoma. During… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/hed.21304

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