Self Dilation as a Treatment for Resistant Benign Esophageal Strictures: Outcome, Technique, and Quality of Life Assessment

Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 01/11/2011

The authors' results suggest that esophageal self dilation can be a safe and effective treatment modality in motivated patients with benign resistant esophageal strictures. Esophageal self dilation has a positive impact on emotional, social, and financial aspects of patient's life. Self dilation should be considered a treatment option in all patients with benign resistant esophageal strictures.

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