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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Incidence and management of esophageal stricture formation, ulcer bleeding, perforation, and massive hematoma formation from sclerotherapy versus band ligation.
Reflux esophageal stricture - a review of 30 years' experience in children.
The study is investigating whether the unique valve in the company's EndoMAXX EVT stent can facilitate swallowing by treating the esophageal stricture while also limiting reflux.
3) Up to one-third of adult patients will have an underlying esophageal stricture contributing to impaction and approximately 1% of all patients require surgery for removal.
Risk factors for hypopharyngeai/upper esophageal stricture formation after concurrent chemoradiation.
In his history, it was learned that repeated esophageal balloon dilatations (the last one was performed 2 weeks ago) had been performed because of esophageal stricture, which developed following intake of nitric acid (porcoz) four years ago, and the patient was being fed through a gastrostomy catheter.
The medications can irritate the esophagus and lead to signs of reflux and esophagitis and in severe cases esophageal stricture.
Although large osteophytes should be considered in patients presenting with progressive dysphagia, the differential diagnosis of dysphagia includes esophageal and mediastinal tumors, esophagitis, esophageal stricture, motility disorders, neuromuscular disorders, spinal cord tumors, and aberrant vascular formations (6-8).
3,6-9) Complete mucosal healing and an uneventful recovery is the general rule, but can rarely be complicated with esophageal perforation, mediastinitis and esophageal stricture.
Consultation at a renowned hospital in Delhi had diagnosed her ailment as esophageal stricture ( narrowing of food pipe), which was suspected to be cancerous.
Animals are also at some risk for esophageal stricture following corrective surgery.