Foregut caustic injuries: results of the world society of emergency surgery consensus conference

  title={Foregut caustic injuries: results of the world society of emergency surgery consensus conference},
  author={Luigi Bonavina and Mirc{\'e}a Chirica and Ognjan M. Skrobi{\'c} and Yoram Shimon Kluger and Nelson Adami Andreollo and Sandro Contini and Aleksander Simic and Luca Ansaloni and Fausto Catena and Gustavo Pereira Fraga and Carlo Locatelli and Osvaldo Chiara and Jeffry L. Kashuk and Federico Coccolini and Yuri Macchitella and Massimiliano Mutignani and Cesare Cutrone and Marco Dei Poli and Tino Martino Valetti and Emanuele Asti and Michael A. Kelly and Predrag M. Pe{\vs}ko},
  booktitle={World journal of emergency surgery : WJES},
INTRODUCTION Lesions of the upper digestive tract due to ingestion of caustic agents still represent a major medical and surgical emergency worldwide. The work-up of these patients is poorly defined and no clear therapeutic guidelines are available. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The aim of this study was to provide an evidence-based international consensus on primary and secondary prevention, diagnosis, staging, and treatment of this life-threatening and potentially disabling condition. METHODS An… CONTINUE READING
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