Published in Health Risk Factor Week, September 8th, 2009
"A dangerous complication of RAF is atrioesophageal fistula (AEF), which predominantly manifests neurologically owing to food embolism. Because neurologists may not be familiar with AEF and the prognosis is dependent on a prompt diagnosis, awareness of AEF by the neurologist may play a crucial role. To summarize for the neurologist the knowledge about fistula between the left atrium and esophagus occurring after RAF. Using a MEDLINE search, we collected reports about...
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