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Gastro-bronchial fistula
  1. Anthony J. B. Missen,
  2. James Pemberton,
  3. Andrew Boon


    1. Gastro-bronchial fistula is a rare condition occurring most commonly as a complication of a subphrenic abscess.

    2. Other causes include trauma and necrosis within an infiltrating neoplasm.

    3. The treatment of those fistulae which are secondary to a subphrenic abscess should be by drainage of the abscess, jejunal tube feeding and continuous gastric aspiration.

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