Fluoroscopic balloon dilatation for caustic esophageal stricture in children: An 8-year experience


Uygun I. , Arslan M. S. , Aydogdu B., Okur M. H. , Otcu S.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.48, no.11, pp.2230-2234, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.04.005
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2230-2234

Abstract

Purpose: Esophageal balloon dilatation (EBD), when performed early and correctly, can efficiently treat caustic esophageal stricture (ES). Herein, we present 8 years of experience treating caustic ES, and discuss the technique as well as the complications.