Boerhaave syndrome

Known as: Spontaneous esophageal perforation, Boerhave syndrome, BOERHAAVE'S SYNDROME 
The occurrence of the full-thickness tear (perforation) of the wall of the esophagus. [HPO:probinson]
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2011
Review
2011
In 1723, having consumed a large meal, Grand Admiral of the Dutch Fleet and Prefekt of Rhineland, Baron Jan von Wassenaer, began… (More)
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2010
2010
We present a case of Boerhaave's syndrome managed thoracolaparoscopically. A 45-year- old man presented with hydropneumothorax… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Spontaneous rupture of the esophagus (Boerhaave syndrome) occurs almost invariably at the same anatomic site. A… (More)
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2007
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2007
Spontaneous oesophageal perforation, or Boerhaave's syndrome, represents barogenic oesophageal injury. Patients don't always… (More)
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2005
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2005
Boerhaave's syndrome, or postemetic rupture of the esophagus,represents one of several etiologies of esophageal perforation… (More)
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2004
2004
UNLABELLED Postoperative nausea and vomiting are common after general anesthesia but rarely produce life-threatening conditions… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND Boerhaave's syndrome is the most sinister cause of esophageal perforation. The mediastinal contamination with… (More)
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1999
1999
Boerhaave's syndrome can present initially as a case of tension pneumothorax. Mortality rate with delayed treatment is very high… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Boerhaave's syndrome or spontaneous oesophageal perforation, is a potentially lethal and frequently elusive medical condition… (More)
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1994
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1994
Herman Boerhaave clearly elucidated the pathology of barogenic esophageal perforation during the 18th century by describing the… (More)
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