Outcome and management of invasive candidiasis following oesophageal perforation.


The regular colonisation of the oesophagus with a Candida species can, after oesophageal perforation, result in a contamination of the mediastinum and the pleura with a Candida species. A patient cohort of 80 patients with oesophageal perforation between 1986 and 2010 was analysed retrospectively. The most common sources with positive results for Candida… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0507.2012.02229.x