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Rupture of the stomach following mouth-to-mouth respiration
  1. M. Solowiejczyk,
  2. S. Wapnick,
  3. E. Koren,
  4. J. Mandelbaum


    Successful repair and survival after rupture of the stomach in a patient who received mouth-to-mouth respiration is presented. We were able to find only one report in the literature where rupture of the stomach occurred following this manoeuvre—the patient did not survive. The possible aetiological factors and measures designed to avoid this complication are discussed.

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