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A 75 Year Old With Dyspnea a Case Report.Observational Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00422760
First Posted: January 17, 2007
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2007
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Information provided by:
Stanley Medical College
  Purpose
Clinical Case report Of spontaneous esophageal perforation in a 75 year old man. He prsented with breathlessness and on investigation found to have esophageal perforation

Condition
Esophageal Perforation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective

Further study details as provided by Stanley Medical College:

Estimated Enrollment: 1
Study Start Date: January 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2007
Detailed Description:
Boerhaave's syndrome represents a diagnostic dilemma for the physician. Boerhaave's syndrome is an uncommon condition where there is oesophageal rupture following forceful vomiting. We report a case of spontaneous rupture of the esophagus in 75-year-old male with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who was referred to our hospital with acute onset of breathlessness. The absence of vomiting prior to presentation is the distinguishing feature of this particular case.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male with esophageal perforation man with COPD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Iatrogenic perforation
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00422760


Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanley Medical College
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Tiroporur G Balachandar, McH Stanley medicl college
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00422760     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Boerhaave
First Submitted: January 13, 2007
First Posted: January 17, 2007
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2007
Last Verified: January 2007

Keywords provided by Stanley Medical College:
esophageal perforation
COPD

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Esophageal Perforation
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Wounds and Injuries


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