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Oesophagopleural fistula demonstrated by videofluoroscopic swallowing study
  1. Fu-Zong Wu1,2
  1. 1Department of Radiology, Section of Thoracic and Circulation Imaging, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  2. 2Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Fu-Zong Wu, Department of Radiology, Section of Thoracic and Circulation Imaging, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; cmvwu{at}hotmail.com, cmvwu1029{at}gmail.com

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