Mechanisms and avoidance of esophageal perforation by anesthesia personnel during laparoscopic foregut surgery

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Background: This study retrospectively assesses the mechanisms of 13 esophageal or gastric injuries resulting from dilator or nasogastric tube placement during laparoscopic foregut surgery and is intended to assist in determining methods of prevention. Methods: Information regarding esophageal or gastric injury during laparoscopic foregut surgery was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004649900218

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