Martin A Berducci, MD, Jorge Nefa, MD, Pablo A Gomez, MD, Arnoldo Castro, MD, Mario A Masrur, MD, Santiago Horgan, MD, Pablo E Omelanczuk, MD. Hospital Italiano de Mendoza, Argentina.
Laparoscopic myotomy is today the gold-standard for the treatment of esophagea; achalasia. Post operative esophageal mucosal leaks, can be treated using minimal invasive techniques in selected patients. This video demonstrates that laparoscopic techniques can be safely used in the treatment of post operative esophageal perforations. Early diagnosis, aggressive treatment and a meticulous lavage and drainage of the abdomen is the most appropiate management to deal with this high risk complication.