Fluoroscopically guided balloon dilation for benign anastomotic stricture in the upper gastrointestinal tract

Hyoung Kim Jin, Hoon Shin Ji, Ho Young Song

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Abstract

A benign anastomotic stricture is a common complication of upper gastrointestinal (UGI) surgery and is difficult to manage conservatively. Fluoroscopically guided balloon dilation has a number of advantages and is a safe and effective procedure for the treatment of various benign anastomotic strictures in the UGI tract.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)364-370
Number of pages7
JournalKorean Journal of Radiology
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Esophagus, interventional procedures
  • Esophagus, stenosis or obstruction
  • Gastrointestinal tract, interventional procedures
  • Stomach, interventional procedures
  • Stomach, stenosis or obstruction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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