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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 92--95

Corrosive injuries of the upper gastrointestinal tract: A review of management practices


Sasank Kalipatnapu, Jonathan Sadhu Reddipogu, Sam Varghese George, Vijay Abraham, Inian Samarasam 
 Department of Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sasank Kalipatnapu
Department of Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery, Division of Surgery, Paul Brand Building, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu
India

Corrosive injuries to the upper gastrointestinal tract can occur by either acid or alkali ingestion. They can lead to significant morbidity and mortality, thus necessitating a rapid assessment and appropriate management. This article aims to provide an overview of corrosive injuries and to provide a management plan for corrosive injuries.


How to cite this article:
Kalipatnapu S, Reddipogu JS, George SV, Abraham V, Samarasam I. Corrosive injuries of the upper gastrointestinal tract: A review of management practices.Curr Med Issues 2018;16:92-95


How to cite this URL:
Kalipatnapu S, Reddipogu JS, George SV, Abraham V, Samarasam I. Corrosive injuries of the upper gastrointestinal tract: A review of management practices. Curr Med Issues [serial online] 2018 [cited 2019 Sep 21 ];16:92-95
Available from: http://www.cmijournal.org/article.asp?issn=0973-4651;year=2018;volume=16;issue=3;spage=92;epage=95;aulast=Kalipatnapu;type=0