Erosion of an Esophageal Endoprosthesis Into the Trachea

Sabrina Rampado, Giorgio Battaglia, Giovanni Zaninotto, Alberto Ruol, Giuseppe Portale, Ermanno Ancona

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Acquired benign non-neoplastic tracheoesophageal fistulas are unusual, demanding clinical entities. Surgical technique and final outcome depends on fistula size. A one-stage procedure with esophageal resection is preferred when the fistula is located in the upper third of the trachea and is less than 1 cm long.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2278-2280
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery


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