Test Taking Tips
Some of the more common scenarios on the esophagus involve perforations: both iatrogenic and from cancer. Err on the side of being conservative: wide drainage, surgical diversion, and antibiotics being the cornerstone. Only consider a repair in low-risk situations such as early diagnosis of an iatrogenic perforation.
Benign esophageal disease is also frequently tested. The most common scenarios will involve chronic reflux, and how to manage iatrogenic perforations.