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An unusual case of oesophageal rupture treated by transhiatal oesophagectomy.
  1. K. Park,
  2. T. J. Crofts,
  3. S. C. Chung,
  4. A. K. Li
  1. Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T.


    Spontaneous rupture of the oesophagus is an uncommon surgical emergency. A case is presented in which the extensive nature of the rupture precluded standard methods of treatment and was treated by transhiatal oesophagectomy.

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