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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Bartels, H; Siewert, JR 
Title:
[Therapy of mediastinitis in patients with esophageal cancer] 
Abstract:
Mediastinitis caused by anastomotic leaks is the most severe complication after esophagectomy and the major source of morbidity and mortality. It is characterized by local intrathoracic reactions (mediastinitis) and systemic extrathoracic reactions (sepsis). Consequently the therapeutic concepts are clearly defined. To achieve successful management, early diagnostic work-up is mandatory in every disturbance of the normal postoperative course. This includes direct endoscopic inspection of the ana...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Chirurg 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
79 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
30-7 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0009-4722 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik