esophageal stricture


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esophageal stricture

GI disease A narrowing of the esophageal lumen which may result from prior exposure to caustic agents–eg, bleach. See Caustic burn.
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The demand for SEMS will continue to grow in the forthcoming years due to the rising prevalence of esophageal cancer such as esophageal adenocarcinoma and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, esophageal stricture, tracheoesophageal fistula, and achalasia.
reported that post-radiotherapy esophageal stricture was the most common complication in esophageal carcinoma and the esophageal stricture was seen in 17-43% of patients.[18] Prasad et al.
It took 11 months of endless doctors appointments until Poppy was diagnosed with Congenital Esophageal Stricture - a condition which causes narrowing of the food pipe.
Total laparoscopic esophageal bypass using a colonic conduit for corrosive-induced esophageal stricture. Surg Endosc 2013; 27: 3726-32.
He covers esophageal anatomy and physiology, transnasal esophagoscopy, the video-fluoroscopic esophagram, high-resolution esophageal manometry, ambulatory pH and impedance monitoring, esophagitis, upper esophageal sphincter dysfunction, esophageal webs and rings and diverticula, esophageal motility disorders, esophageal stricture, hiatal hernia, Barrett's esophagus, and esophageal neoplasia.
Complications such as esophageal stricture, Barrett's esophagus, and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus are more common in these patients compared to the general population (9).
Pope recommended that future studies evaluate the benefit of periprocedural medical interventions on increasing the intervals between esophageal stricture occurrences.
A 70-mm long and a 140-mm long Hanarostent[R] Esophagus Skid proof (ECD-20-180-070 and ECD-20-120-070) stents were used for 4 cases with malignant esophageal stricture. A 100-mm long Hanarostent[R] Esophagus Benign BS (CCC) (EBN22080-Z070) was implanted in a case with benign esophagopleural fistula.
Clinical differential diagnosis: mediastinal mass, esophagitis, or esophageal stricture.
Oral administration of these drugs may cause esophagitis, esophageal stricture, a longer esophageal transit time and retention in mid cervical region of esophagus.
However, esophageal stricture often occurs inevitably in patients who have large mucosal defects after ESD.
Topical mitomycin C application is effective in management of localized caustic esophageal stricture: A double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.