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Video-assisted thoracic surgery for spontaneous rupture of the esophagus



Video-assisted thoracic surgery for spontaneous rupture of the esophagus



Kyobu Geka. Japanese Journal of Thoracic Surgery 63(4): 329-331



A spontaneous rupture of the esophagus occurs rarely, and its mortality rate is relative high if it was lately diagnosed, or treated. We here report the case of spontaneous rupture of the esophagus which were successfully treated with omentopexy under the video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS).

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