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Case Report - Accidental Tracheal Injury during Oesophagectomy
Iatrogenic tracheal injuries though uncommon are potentially lethal and associated with significant morbidity. Preoperative chemoradiotherapy and malignancy are risk factors for iatrogenic tracheal injuries.
Oesophagectomy, Tracheal Rent, Desaturation.
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