Summary: Abnormal passage communicating with the ESOPHAGUS. The most common type is TRACHEOESOPHAGEAL FISTULA between the esophagus and the TRACHEA.
Articles from Journal RESEARCH
Articles from Journal RESEARCH1
Publications241 found, 100 shown here
- Aortoesophageal fistula following Polyflex stent placement for refractory benign esophageal strictureJ Rogart
Department of Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Endoscopy 39:E321-2. 2007
- Aortoesophageal fistula after thoracic aortic stent-graft placement: a rare but catastrophic complication of a novel emerging techniqueHolger Eggebrecht
Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen, Germany
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:570-6. 2009..Our goal was to report characteristics and outcomes of 6 patients with aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) after thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)...
- Atrial-esophageal fistula after atrial radiofrequency catheter ablationMarc O Siegel
Division of Infectious Diseases, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Clin Infect Dis 51:73-6. 2010Atrial-esophageal fistula is a rare but often fatal complication of catheter radiofrequency ablation. Patients occasionally have bacteremia and have been misdiagnosed with endocarditis...
- Upper gastrointestinal bleeding secondary to an aberrant right subclavian artery-esophageal fistula: a case report and review of the literatureAdam Millar
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Can J Gastroenterol 21:389-92. 2007..A case of a 57-year-old man presenting with melena and hypotension secondary to an ARSA-esophageal fistula is reported...
- Postoperative esophageal leak management with the Polyflex esophageal stentRichard K Freeman
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, St Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:333-8. 2007..This investigation reviews our experience treating postoperative esophageal leaks with the Polyflex esophageal stent (Boston Scientific, Natick, Mass)...
- Brief communication: atrial-esophageal fistulas after radiofrequency ablationJennifer E Cummings
The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Ann Intern Med 144:572-4. 2006..Ablation of atrial fibrillation is generally considered safe and effective. However, atrial-esophageal fistulas have recently been reported as a rare but fatal complication...
- Successful repair of an aortoesophageal fistula with aneurysm from esophageal diverticulumFuyuhiko Yasuda
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and The Second Department of Surgery, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
Ann Thorac Surg 73:637-9. 2002..In this case, esophageal diverticulum was diagnosed before the development of an aortoesophageal fistula associated with an aneurysm...
- Successful one-stage operation of aortoesophageal fistula from thoracic aneurysm using a rifampicin-soaked synthetic graftTakehiro Inoue
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kinki University School of Medicine, 377 2 Ohno Higashi, Osaka Sayama, Osaka 589 8511, Japan
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:322-4. 2008..This is the original report of the surgical repair of aortoesophageal fistula using a rifampicin-soaked graft...
- Surgical management of primary aortoesophageal fistula secondary to thoracic aneurysmM J Reardon
Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 69:967-70. 2000..We report a successful repair of primary aortoesophageal fistula, secondary to descending thoracic aortic aneurysm, and review the evolution of management since the three previously reported successful repairs at our institution...
- Esophageal leaks repaired by a muscle onlay approach in the presence of mediastinal sepsisNikos Kotzampassakis
Division of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
Ann Thorac Surg 88:966-72. 2009..Nineteen patients were evaluated after closure of intrathoracic esophageal leaks by a pediculated muscle flap onlay repair in the presence of mediastinal and systemic sepsis...
- Aberrant right subclavian artery-esophageal fistula and severe gastrointestinal bleeding after surgical correction of scimitar syndromeKaushik K Jain
Department of Internal Medicine, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515, USA
Tex Heart Inst J 39:571-4. 2012Scimitar syndrome and gastrointestinal bleeding from an aberrant right subclavian artery-esophageal fistula are each extremely rare...
- Left atrial-esophageal fistula complicating radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillationEduardo Sosa
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:249-50. 2005
- Time course of esophageal lesions after catheter ablation with cryothermal and radiofrequency ablation: implication for atrio-esophageal fistula formation after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillationKenneth Lauren Ripley
CryoCor Inc, San Diego, California, USA
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:642-6. 2007..Atrio-esophageal fistulas have been described as a consequence of radiofrequency (RF) ablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF). However, whether cryoablation can avoid this potential fatal complication remains unclear...
- Cervical screw missing secondary to delayed esophageal fistula: case reportSedat Cagli
Ege University, Department of Neurosurgery, Izmir, Turkey
Turk Neurosurg 19:437-40. 2009..Spontaneous perforation of the esophagus and screw loss via the gastrointestinal tract make this case interesting....
- Tuberculous oesophagopleural fistulaK B Gupta
Department of Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak 124001
J Indian Med Assoc 109:504-5. 2011..The fistulous connection between these structures appeared to be due to tuberculous mediastinal lymphadenopathy as evident on CT thorax...
- Esophagorespiratory fistula: long-term results of palliative treatment with covered expandable metallic stents in 61 patientsJi Hoon Shin
Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Ku, Seoul 138 736, Korea
Radiology 232:252-9. 2004..To evaluate long-term clinical results of palliative treatment of esophagorespiratory fistulas (ERFs) with covered expandable metallic stents...
- Aorta-esophageal fistula induced by a foreign body: the first recorded survivalG Ctercteko
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 80:233-5. 1980Two cases of aorta-esophageal fistula (AEF) resulting from a foreign body in the esophagus are presented. One we believe to be the first recorded survival...
- Esophagorespiratory fistulas of tumorous origin. Non-operative management of 264 cases in a 20-year periodAkos Balazs
Department of Surgery, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:1103-7. 2008..The objective was to reveal the incidence, causes and characteristics of fistula formation and to examine the possibilities and efficiency of the treatment...
- Palliative treatment of malignant esophagopulmonary fistulas with covered expandable metallic stentsKyung Rae Kim
Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:W278-82. 2009..The objective of our study was to evaluate the safety and clinical effectiveness of covered expandable metallic stents for palliative treatment of malignant esophagopulmonary fistulas...
- Aortoesophageal fistulas due to thoracic aorta aneurysm: surgical versus endovascular repair. Is there a role for combined aortic management?Christos Prokakis
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Patras University School of Medicine, Patras, Greece
Med Sci Monit 14:RA48-54. 2008....
- Aortoesophageal fistula: an uncommon complication after stent-graft repair of an aortic thoracic aneurysmGuillermo Isasti
Servicio de Cardiologia, Hospital Virgen de la Victoria, Campus Teatinos s n, 29010 Malaga, Spain
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:683-4. 2009..To report the incidence and management of aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) secondary to endovascular stent-graft repair of the descending thoracic aorta...
- A fatal complication due to radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: atrio-esophageal fistulaBingur Sonmez
Departments of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul Memorial Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Ann Thorac Surg 76:281-3. 2003..This article reports a case of fatal atrio-esophageal fistula after radiofrequency ablation in a patient with rheumatic mitral and aortic valve disease with chronic ..
- Secondary aortoesophageal fistula after endoluminal exclusion because of thoracic aortic transectionKirk A Hance
Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, 66160, USA
J Vasc Surg 37:886-8. 2003..The endoluminal graft was explanted, with primary repair of the thoracic aortic defect and simultaneous primary repair of the esophageal injury. The patient is well 15 months after open repair of the AEF...
- Esophageal fistula after endovascular treatment in a type B aortic dissection of the descending thoracic aortaPaolo Porcu
Cardiac Surgery Department, Grenoble University Hospital, France
J Vasc Surg 41:708-11. 2005..Despite this aggressive surgical approach and an initial favorable postoperative course, the patient suddenly died 3 weeks later, likely from a rupture of the aortic stump...
- Left atrial-esophageal fistula following radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillationMauricio I Scanavacca
Arrhythmia Unit Heart Institute Incor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 15:960-2. 2004This report describes a fatal case of left atrial-esophageal fistula occurring in a 72-year-old man after a radiofrequency catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation...
- [Case of esophageal foreign body complicated by mediastinitis and broncho-esophageal fistula]Monika Tywończuk-Szulc
Oddział Laryngologii Wojewódzkiego Szpitala Specjalistycznego w Olsztynie
Otolaryngol Pol 58:615-8. 2004..The patient was sent to the Thoracic Surgery Ward of John Paul Hospital in Cracow where the performance of thoracotomy was used as surgical treatment. Closure of fistula made that our patient was able to return to normal life...
- Esophageal damage during radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation: impact of energy settings, lesion sets, and esophageal visualizationM Martinek
Department of Cardiology, Elisabethinen University Teaching Hospital Linz, Austria
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:726-33. 2009....
- Movement of the esophagus during left atrial catheter ablation for atrial fibrillationEric Good
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 46:2107-10. 2005..The aim of this study was to describe the extent of esophageal mobility that occurs during catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation under conscious sedation...
- Malignant esophageal-tracheobronchial strictures: parallel placement of covered retrievable expandable nitinol stentsD H Nam
Department of Radiology, Soonchunhyang University Chonan Hospital, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Republic of Korea
Acta Radiol 47:3-9. 2006..To assess the safety and clinical effectiveness of the parallel placement of covered retrievable expandable metallic stents in the palliative treatment of malignant esophageal and tracheobronchial strictures...
- Aortoesophageal fistula-relief of massive hematemesis with an endovascular stent-graftN Kato
Department of Radiology, Mie University Hospital, 2 174 Edobashi, Tsu, Mie, Japan
Eur J Radiol 34:63-6. 2000..5 months later, which was caused by a tracheoesophageal fistula. Stent-graft repair is a safe and effective method to treat aortoesophageal fistula and may be an alternative to surgical resection...
- Atrio-esophageal fistula as a complication of percutaneous transcatheter ablation of atrial fibrillationCarlo Pappone
Department of Cardiology, San Raffaele University Hospital, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
Circulation 109:2724-6. 2004..Radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation is becoming widely practiced...
- Diagnosis and management of aortoesophageal fistula caused by a foreign bodyGiuseppe S Sica
Department of Surgery, Oxford, United Kingdom
Ann Thorac Surg 77:2217-8. 2004..A case of aortoesophageal fistula caused by a swallowed fish bone leading to respiratory arrest is reported. The clinical presentation was unusual. The successful treatment required the use of hypothermic circulatory arrest...
- Emergency endovascular repair of an aortoesophageal fistula caused by a foreign bodyJoeri Assink
Department of Vascular Surgery, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Endovasc Ther 12:129-33. 2005..To report stent-graft treatment of an aortoesophageal fistula caused by a foreign body...
- Perforation of the oesophagus and aorta after eating fish: an unusual cause of chest painH D'Costa
Horton Hospital, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, Banbury, UK
Emerg Med J 20:385-6. 2003..In the case described here, the fistula was demonstrated on contrast computed tomography before surgery, thus informing surgical management. The patient is the eighth reported survivor...
- Aortoesophageal fistula secondary to stent-graft repair of the thoracic aortaHolger Eggebrecht
Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
J Endovasc Ther 11:161-7. 2004..To report the incidence and management of aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) secondary to endovascular stent-graft repair of the descending thoracic aorta...
- Aortoesophageal fistula: value of in situ aortic allograft replacementEdouard Kieffer
Department of Vascular Surgery, Pitie Salpetriere University Hospital, Paris, France
Ann Surg 238:283-90. 2003..The purpose of this report is to describe our experience in management of aortoesophageal fistulas (AEF) with special emphasis on the value of in situ aortic allograft replacement...
- Tracheal agenesis without esophageal fistula: genetic, resuscitative, and pathological issuesDaniele De Luca
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital A Gemelli Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, 00168 Rome, Italy
J Pediatr Surg 43:e29-32. 2008..Usefulness of uncommon resuscitative maneuvers is discussed: a promptly performed surgical tracheotomy is the only mean to ventilate such a baby...
- Aortoesophageal fistula: alternatives of treatment case report and literature reviewJorge Flores
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 10:241-6. 2004..We also include a discussion on criteria for selecting the most appropriate alternative of treatment: open or endovascular repair, based on a review of the literature currently available in MEDLINE...
- Delayed complications after esophageal stent placement for treatment of malignant esophageal obstructions and esophagorespiratory fistulasM Q Wang
Division of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Vasc Interv Radiol 12:465-74. 2001..05). Thirteen patients (15.9%) died from complications directly related to stent placement. CONCLUSION: Esophageal stent placement for malignant obstruction or fistula is associated with a substantial incidence of delayed complications...
- Successful treatment of primary aorta-esophageal fistula resulting from aortic aneurysmD M Snyder
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 85:457-63. 1983..that rupture occurs into the esophagus in 10% of the cases and constitutes the most common cause of aorta-esophageal fistula. A reasonable literature review has not revealed a previously successful treatment for this condition...
- Benign broncho-esophageal fistula in the adultAbeel A Mangi
Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 73:911-5. 2002Benign broncho-esophageal fistula (BEF) in the adult is rare, and occurs as a complication of inflammatory disorders, foreign body ingestion, or congenital anomalies. Nonspecific symptoms lead to a delay in diagnosis.
- Successful surgical treatment for an aortoesophageal fistula due to a descending aortic aneurysmSatoshi Unosawa
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nihon University Nerimahikarigaoka Hospital, 2 11 1 Hikarigaoka, Nerima ku, Tokyo 179 0072, Japan
Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 9:257-60. 2003..This study reports the course of a patient with an aortoesophageal fistula due to a thoracic aortic aneurysm whose life was successfully saved by emergency surgery, together with literature...
- Comparative study of different treatments for malignant tracheoesophageal/bronchoesophageal fistulaeY Hu
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, China
Dis Esophagus 22:526-31. 2009..With patients' QOL considered, the self-expandable coated stenting should be the first choice of therapy for malignant tracheoesophageal/bronchoesophageal fistula, whereas gastrostomy should be kept from use...
- Pathologic features of cryopreserved aortic allograft implanted in the active infectionAkitoshi Yamada
Division of Cardiovascular, Thoracic and Pediatric Surgery, Department of Cardio Pulmonary and Vascular Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:203-4. 2006
- Endovascular repair in the presence of aortic infectionJose A Gonzalez-Fajardo
Division of Vascular Surgery, Hospital Clinico Universitario of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
Ann Vasc Surg 19:94-8. 2005..A review of the literature with positive and negative results has been included for a better understanding of this condition...
- [The study of the autopsies of six patients with progressive esophageal cancer to investigate complications caused by esophageal stents]Yuya Nakamura
Department of Surgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital
Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 103:812-8. 2006..But we should carefully decide the indication because endoscopic placement of metal stents could cause severe complications associated with the immediate causes of death...
- Stent implantation as a treatment option in patients with thoracic anastomotic leaks after esophagectomyWerner K H Kauer
Department of Surgery SALK, Paracelsus Medizinische Privatuniversität Salzburg, Mullner Hauptstr 48, A 5020, Salzburg, Austria
Surg Endosc 22:50-3. 2008..In patients with esophagectomy and gastric pull up for esophageal carcinoma anastomotic leaks are a well-known complication and a major cause of morbidity and mortality...
- Aortobronchial fistula resulting from a mycotic pseudoaneurysm after treatment of an aortoesophageal fistula due to a thoracic aortic aneurysmNaoyuki Kimura
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Omiya Medical Center, Jichi Medical School, Saitama, Japan
Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 53:619-23. 2005..Staged reconstruction of the esophagus was performed successfully. We conclude that even if the fistulous opening is small, simultaneous esophageal resection should be performed during the initial treatment of AEF...
- Aortoesophageal fistula with a history of graft treatment for thoracic aortic aneurysmChen Sheng Lin
Division of Gastroenterology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
J Chin Med Assoc 71:100-2. 2008..CTA is a useful diagnostic tool in patients suspected of having AEF. Rapid identification of AEF is important for definitive treatment and increases the likelihood of survival...
- Aortoesophageal fistula successfully treated by endovascular stent-graftRoderik Metz
Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Ann Thorac Surg 82:1117-9. 2006..The diagnostic and therapeutic options and challenges encountered in treating an aortoesophageal fistula are discussed...
- Role of endovascular therapies in the management of diverse thoracic aortic pathologyPeter F Ford
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 19:134-43. 2007..The focus of this article is on the latter 3 of these pathologies...
- [Aortoaesophageal fistula caused by a thoracic aortic aneurysm]L Weber
Service des Urgences, CHU Sart Tilman, Liege, Belgique
Rev Med Liege 61:675-81. 2006..8 cm2). This case report is the second in which a cryopreserved allograft was successfully implanted in the management of a primary aorto-oesophageal fistula...
- Temporary placement of a covered metal stent for the management of a bleeding aortoesophageal fistulaD H Park
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Soon Chun Hyang University Cheonan Hospital, Cheonan, Korea
Endoscopy 39:E61-2. 2007
- Palliative esophageal stent placement using endoscopic guidance without fluoroscopyEmmanuel Ben Soussan
Digestive Tract Research Group, Rouen University Hospital Charles Nicolle, 76031 Rouen Cedex
Gastroenterol Clin Biol 29:785-8. 2005..We assessed safety and effectiveness of expandable esophageal metal stent placement under endoscopic control without fluoroscopy using a thin gastroscope...
- Management of a traumatic aortoesophageal fistula in a patient with a right-sided aortic archDaniel Vallbohmer
Department of Visceral and Vascular Surgery, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1375-6. 2007
- Surgical and endovascular treatment of secondary aortoesophageal fistulaEnrico Maria Marone
Department of Vascular Surgery, Vita Salute University, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1409-10. 2006
- Aortoesophageal fistula after thoracic endovascular aortic repair and transthoracic embolizationPaul J Riesenman
Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Vasc Surg 46:789-91. 2007..The patient's endovascular repair was complicated by the development of an aortoesophageal fistula and endograft infection necessitating operative débridement and endograft explantation...
- [Diagnosis and treatment of cervical anastomotic fistula contaminating mediastinum or pleural cavity after esophagogastrostomy: a report of five cases with literature review]Gang Chen
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guangdong Provincial People s Hospital, Guangzhou, Guangdong, P R China
Ai Zheng 24:1280-3. 2005..It is very dangerous if the treatment is incorrect. This study was to analyze the causes, preventive measures, diagnosis methods and standard, and appropriate treatments of this kind of fistula...
- Successful treatment of an aortoesophageal fistula after emergency endovascular thoracic aortic stent-graft placementMartin Czerny
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
Ann Thorac Surg 80:1117-20. 2005..The patient recovered uneventfully. At a 3 month follow-up, he showed no signs of infection. However, he is still being treated with antibiotic therapy of ciprofloxacin for a minimum of 1 year...
- Non-operative management of delayed oesophageal perforation: a note of cautionJacob W T Ng
ANZ J Surg 75:1128-30. 2005
- Surgical treatment of an aortoesophageal fistula caused by stent implantation for esophageal stenosis: report of a caseSatoshi Unosawa
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, 30 1 Ohyaguchi kamimachi, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8610, Japan
Surg Today 38:62-4. 2008..To our knowledge, this is the first report of successful surgical treatment of an aortoesophageal fistula caused by esophageal stent dilatation...
- Self-expandable covered metal tracheal type stent for sealing cervical anastomotic leak after esophagectomy and gastric pull-up: pitfalls and possibilitiesJoerg Lindenmann
Division of Thoracic and Hyperbaric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
Ann Thorac Surg 85:354-6. 2008..Insertion of a self-expandable covered metal tracheal stent represents a safe approach resulting in immediate closure and subsequent healing of cervical anastomotic leakage...
- Surgical treatment of aortobronchial and aortoesophageal fistulae due to thoracic aortic aneurysmErcan Eren
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul 34718, Turkey
Tex Heart Inst J 32:522-8. 2005..However, the mortality rate continues to be highly significant in patients with acute bleeding aortobronchial fistula or with aortoesophageal fistula, despite rapid surgical intervention...
- Impact of a self-expanding, plastic esophageal stent on various esophageal stenoses, fistulas, and leakages: a single-center experience in 39 patientsKlaus Radecke
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Duisberg Essen, Essen, Germany
Gastrointest Endosc 61:812-8. 2005..The majority of placements were difficult to treat situations, i.e., proximal or extremely proximal stent release or emergency cases in the intensive care unit...
- A primary aortoesophageal fistula due to esophageal carcinoma successfully treated with endoluminal aortic stent graftingYoshifumi Ikeda
Department of Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:486-7. 2006
- Bronchoesophageal fistula after endovascular repair of ruptured aneurysm of the descending thoracic aortaLuigi Bonavina
Department of General Surgery, San Donato School of Medicine, University of Milano, Milan, Italy
J Vasc Surg 41:712-4. 2005..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case in which a bronchoesophageal fistula developed after successful endovascular repair of aortoesophageal fistula. The pathogenesis of this complications remains unclear...
- Surgical strategy in aortoesophageal fistulae: endovascular stentgrafts and in situ repair of the aorta with cryopreserved homograftsIngolf Topel
Vascular Surgery Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg Medical Center, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Ann Surg 246:853-9. 2007..We report our experience with the sequential use of endovascular thoracic stentgrafts and cryopreserved aortic homografts for in situ repair of the descending thoracic aorta...
- Aortoesophageal fistula secondary to stent-graft repair of the thoracic aorta after previous surgical coarctation repairKirkpatrick C Santo
Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1585-6. 2007
- Dysphagia aortica: a neglected symptom of aortoesophageal fistulaS Contini
Department of Surgical Sciences, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Parma, Maggiore University Hospital, Via Gramsci 14, Italy
Dig Liver Dis 38:51-4. 2006....
- Intra-aortic stent graft in oesophageal carcinoma invading the aorta. Prophylaxis for fatal haemorrhageT Yamatsuji
Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of medcine and Dentistry, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
Int J Clin Pract 60:1600-3. 2006..One patient survived more than 2 years after stent grafting and operation. This procedure is safe and applicable for the patient with aortic invasion before radiochemotherapy or operation...
- Aortic aneurysm involving a right-sided arch complicating aortobronchopulmonary and aortoesophageal fistulaO Matsuno
Third Department of Internal Medicine, Oita Medical University
Intern Med 40:722-5. 2001..Concomitant ABF and AEF are very rare. Aortopulmonary and/or aortoesophageal fistula complicated by a right-sided aortic arch have not been previously reported...
- Successful airway stenting using silicone prosthesis for esophagobronchial fistulaKeisuke Miwa
Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi Machi, Kurume, Fukuoka 830 0011, Japan
Chest 122:1485-7. 2002..The present case suggests that airway stenting using a silicone stent as treatment for an esophagobronchial fistula may represent a useful modality...
- [New indications in the treatment of advanced esophageal cancer using self-expanding stent]Istvan Kovacs
Debreceni Egyetem Orvos és Egészségtudományi Centrum II sz Sebészeti Klinika, 4004 Debrecen
Magy Seb 55:237-42. 2002..The procedures improve the quality of life and improve survival time because of the restored swallowing, closed oesophago-respiratory fistula with the prevention of aspiration...
- Endoluminal stenting of the aorta as treatment of aortoesophageal fistula due to primary aortic diseaseGiuseppe D'Ancona
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hĵpital Laval, University Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
Tex Heart Inst J 29:216-7. 2002..We advocate the use of endoluminal aortic stenting for aortoesophageal fistulas of aortic origin, particularly in patients with severe concomitant disease...
- [Aortoesophageal fistula due to ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm: case report of successful primary reconstruction of esophagus]T Uchida
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
Kyobu Geka 54:366-9. 2001..The patient recovered well postoperatively without infection...
- Endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic fistulasBertrand Leobon
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery A, Rangueil Hospital, Toulouse, France
Ann Thorac Surg 74:247-9. 2002..A few weeks later the reopening of this patient's esophageal fistula led to his death by mediastinitis 25 months after the first procedure...
- Primary aortoesophageal fistula secondary to thoracic aneurysm. Successful surgical treatment by extra-anatomic bypass graftingIwao Taniguchi
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Tottori Prefectural Central Hospital, 730 Ezu, Tottori 680 9010, Japan
Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 50:263-7. 2002..We recommend extra-anatomic bypass grafting for a case with severe infection and prolonged hypoperfusion insult caused by massive bleeding due to rupture in an aneurysm...
- Intervention in gastrointestinal tract: the treatment of esophageal, gastroduodenal and colorectal obstructions with metallic stentsBulent Acunas
Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Istanbul University, Capa 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
Eur J Radiol 42:240-8. 2002....
- Esophageal stent improves ventilation in a child with a broncho-esophageal fistula caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosisP Goussard
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Children s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
Pediatr Pulmonol 42:93-7. 2007..deployment of an esophageal stent to aid in the ventilation of a child who had developed an acquired broncho-esophageal fistula caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) is described...
- Advanced esophageal cancer with esophago-bronchial fistula successfully treated by chemoradiation therapy with additional endoscopic resection: a case reportMasato Morihiro
Division of Digestive Endoscopy and Gastrointestinal Oncology and Division of Radiation Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
Jpn J Clin Oncol 32:59-63. 2002..Thereafter, no additional treatment was performed and the patient has been disease-free for 3.5 years. This case suggests that additional endoscopic resection is an optional treatment for local failure after chemoradiation...
- Fatal Hemorrhage following perforation of the aorta by a barb of the Gianturco-Rösch esophageal stentK Dirks
Medizinische Klinik I Ltd Arzt Prof Dr H Lutz, Klinikum Bayreuth
Z Gastroenterol 40:81-4. 2002..In future, any hemorrhage observed after stent implantation should prompt a search for perforation by a barb (autopsy!). If necessary, the European version of the Gianturco Z stent should be modified...
- Expansion of a lung abscess after stent closure of a bronchoesophageal fistulaManuel Bautista
Department of Internal Medicine, Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, New Jersey 07304, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 55:281-3. 2002
- A case of cough and dysphagiaC M Smyth
Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool L7 8XB, UK
Postgrad Med J 78:104-5, 111. 2002
- Repair of secondary aortoesophageal fistula by endoluminal stent-graftingS E Bond
Department of Surgery, Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital Trust, London, England, UK
J Endovasc Ther 8:597-601. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Endoluminal repair can be successful in achieving a satisfactory midterm outcome in cases of secondary aortoesophageal fistula...
- The role of oesophageal stenting in the non-surgical management of oesophageal stricturesS H Lee
Department of Radiology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
Br J Radiol 74:891-900. 2001..Treatment of refractory benign strictures with oesophageal stents remains uncommon and several recent reports using retrievable stents appear to improve outcome, although more work is required in this area...
- Aortoesophageal fistula secondary to mycotic thoracic aortic aneurysm: endovascular repair and transhiatal esophagectomyRuth C Van Doorn
Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Endovasc Ther 9:212-7. 2002..To report a case of aortoesophageal fistula secondary to a mycotic thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) successfully repaired by stent-grafting of the descending thoracic aorta...
- Successful treatment of intractable esophagothoracic fistula using covered self-expandable stentChouhei Sakakura
Department of Digestive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
Hepatogastroenterology 50:77-9. 2003..This new endoscopic approach thus represents a promising option for the treatment of intractable esophagothoracic fistula...
- [Aorto-oesophageal fistula bleeding]Lars Nebrich
Naestved Sygehus, Anaestesiologisk afdeling
Ugeskr Laeger 170:2161. 2008..Symptoms of AEF are non-specific but with a typical pattern (Chiari's triad). AEF should be suspected in any patient with upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage, midthoracic pain, dysphagia, and typical findings at oesophagoscopy...
- Fatal malignant aortoesophageal fistulaKazuto Kishimoto
First Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Endoscopy, University of the Ryukyus, Karimata Clinic, Okinawa, Japan
Gastrointest Endosc 57:562-3. 2003
- Medical image. Ruptured oesophagusR S B Pochin
N Z Med J 116:2p preceding U720. 2003
- Utility of silicone esophageal bypass stents in the management of delayed complex esophageal disruptionsAnthony W Kim
Department of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 85:1962-7; discussion 1967. 2008..The objective of this study was to review the clinical experience of temporarily placing an endoesophageal silicone salivary bypass stent and its value in managing patients with life-threatening esophageal disruptions...
- [Complication after self expandable metallic stent for esophageal cancer]Takeshi Nagahama
Dept of Surgery, Tokyo Metoropolitan Ohkubo Hospital
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:1750-3. 2003..In one patient, migration of stent into the lesion caused a perforation. It can be concluded that additional radiation after stent placement increases the risk of complication. Stent migration also can lead to the risk of perforation...
- Successful repair of an aortoesophageal fistula caused by a thoracic aortic aneurysm: report of a caseYoshiyuki Tokuda
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tenri Hospital, 200 Mishima, Tenri, Nara, Japan
Surg Today 34:357-9. 2004..About 5 months later, the esophagus was reconstructed subcutaneously using an ascending colon pedicle. The patient recovered well and has resumed leading a normal life...
- [Self-expandable metallic stent for palliation of unresectable esophagogastric malignancies]Masaichi Ohira
Dept of Surgical Oncology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:1587-90. 2003..Successful patient outcomes can be achieved by the prevention of complications accompanying stenting and mastering the techniques to overcome those complications described above...
- Endovascular thoracic aortic repairs: greater experience brings rewards...and new problems to challenge usEdward B Diethrich
Arizona Heart Institute and Hospital, 2632 N 20th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85006, USA
J Endovasc Ther 11:168-9. 2004
- Complicated management of a traumatic aortoesophageal fistula in a patient with a right-sided aortic archEvelio Rodriguez
Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
J Trauma 56:691-3. 2004
- [Treatment of thoracic anastomotic leaks after oesophagectomy with self-expanding and extractible covered stent]A Brams
Service de Chirurgie Digestive et Generale, Hopital Claude Huriez, CHRU de Lille, Place de Verdun, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
Gastroenterol Clin Biol 32:41-5. 2008..Intrathoracic, covered oesophageal stents appears to reduce leak-morbidity after oesophagectomy and may be considered as a cost-effective treatment alternative...
- Results after endoscopic treatment of postoperative upper gastrointestinal fistulas and leaks using combined Vicryl plug and fibrin glueS Truong
Department of Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
Surg Endosc 18:1105-8. 2004..Depending on the clinical presentation, the treatment options include surgery, conservative treatment with or without external drainage or endoscopic treatment...
- Behavioral features of CHARGE syndrome (Hall-Hittner syndrome) comparison with Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, and Williams syndromeJohn M Graham
Department of Pediatrics, Medical Genetics Birth Defects Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
Am J Med Genet A 133:240-7. 2005..cochlea and semicircular canals, genital hypoplasia, and variable heart defects, orofacial clefting, tracheo-esophageal fistula, renal anomalies, thymic/parathyroid hypoplasia, spine anomalies, short broad neck with sloping shoulders, ..
- Damage to the esophagus after atrial fibrillation ablation: Just the tip of the iceberg? High prevalence of mediastinal changes diagnosed by endosonographyStephan Zellerhoff
Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital of Muenster, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:155-9. 2010..Although esophageal changes are frequently reported, the development of a left atrial (LA)-esophageal fistula is fortunately rare. Nevertheless, mucosal changes may just represent "the tip of the iceberg...
- Application of endograft to treat thoracic aortic pathologies: a single center experienceJulio A Rodriguez
Department of Cardiovascular and Endovascular Surgery, Arizona Heart Institute and Arizona Heart Hospital, Phoenix, AZ 85006, USA
J Vasc Surg 46:413-20. 2007..Our patient population includes patients eligible for open surgical repair and those with prohibitive surgical risk...
- Mouse models of genomic instability and birth defectsCATHERINE ELIZABETH KEEGAN; Fiscal Year: 2013..observed in humans with caudal regression syndrome (CRS) and VACTERL (vertebral, anal, cardiac, tracheo-esophageal fistula, renal, limb anomalies) association...
- Role of BMP Antagonism in Craniofacial and Foregut DevelopmentJOHN A KLINGENSMITH; Fiscal Year: 2010..Our previous work showed that loss of the BMP antagonists Noggin and Chordin results in both tracheo-esophageal fistula and mandibular hypoplasia...