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Esophageal Perforation Summary

Description: An opening or hole in the ESOPHAGUS that is caused by TRAUMA, injury, or pathological process.

Also Known As: Esophageal Perforations; Perforation, Esophageal; Perforations, Esophageal

Networked: 448 relevant articles (27 outcomes, 18 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Esophageal Perforation

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 2 outcomes in 12 results : IBA
  2. Plastics : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results : IBA
  3. Fibrin : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  4. Glucagon (Glukagon) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 4
  5. Cisplatin (Platino) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 6 Generic
  6. Bleomycin (Blenoxane) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 7 Generic
  7. Barium : 4 studies in 13 results : IBA
  8. Diatrizoate Meglumine (Gastrograffin) : 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 21 Generic
  9. Diatrizoate (Hypaque) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 19 Generic
  10. onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Esophageal Perforation

  1. Anastomotic Leak
  2. Sepsis (Septicemia)
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  4. Mediastinitis
  5. Fistula
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Key Therapies for Esophageal Perforation

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  1. Stents : 12 outcomes 7 studies in 88 results
  2. Esophagectomy : 4 outcomes 1 study in 29 results
  3. Radiotherapy : 1 outcome 2 studies in 3 results
  4. Sutures (Suture) : 1 outcome in 13 results
  5. Fundoplication : 1 outcome in 12 results
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