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Table 2 Treatment and prognosis

From: Seven esophageal perforation cases after aortic replacement/stenting for thoracic aortic dissection or aneurysm

No. Initial treatment of perforation Operation time and blood loss Complications Discharge Outcome of postoperative observation period Cause of death
1 Esophagectomy without reconstruction, gastrostomy, and esophagostomy (left thoracotomy) 375 min
500 ml
SSI Yes Survival
424 days
2 Esophagectomy without reconstruction, gastrostomy, and esophagostomy (right thoracotomy) 345 min
251 ml
SSI No Death
54 days
Bleeding
3 Esophagectomy without reconstruction, gastrostomy, and esophagostomy with aortic replacement (descending aorta) (left thoracotomy) 514 min
3231 ml
Sepsis
Mediastinitis
No Death
41 days
Sepsis
Mediastinitis
4 Esophagectomy without reconstruction, gastrostomy, and esophagostomy (right thoracotomy) 327 min
150 ml
Sepsis
Myocardial infarction
No Death
14 days
Sepsis
Myocardial infarction
5 Esophagectomy without reconstruction, gastrostomy, and esophagostomy (right thoractomy) 638 min
3704 ml
Sepsis No Death
30 days
Sepsis
Intrapulmonary hemorrhage
6 Esophagogastric bypass 326 min
85 ml
None Yes Death
645 days
Bleeding
7 Esophagectomy without reconstruction, gastrostomy, and esophagostomy with hematoma evacuation (right thoracotomy) 554 min
2374 ml
Empyema
Pneumonitis
Mediastinitis
Yes Death
320 days
Bleeding
  1. SSI surgical site infection