All publications of “Herico Arsie Neto”

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Conservative treatment in isolated penetrating cervical esophageal injury: case report

Marina Gabrielle Epstein, Sara Venoso Costa, Filipe Gusmão Carvalho, Aline Fioravanti Pasquetti, Herico Arsie Neto, Pamella Tung Pedroso, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000400019

Non-iatrogenic traumatic cervical esophageal perforations are usually hard to manage in the clinical setting, and often require a careful and individualized approach. The low incidence of this particular problem leads to a restricted clinical experience among most centers and justify the lack of a standardized surgical approach. Conservative treatment of esophageal perforation remains a controversial topic, although early and sporadic reports have registered the efficacy of non-operative care, especially following perforation in patients that do not sustain any other kind […]