Anastomotic strictures of the upper gastrointestinal tract: results of balloon dilation.

Enteroenteric anastomotic strictures of the upper gastrointestinal tract are common and require treatment if significant obstruction occurs. The authors performed 44 fluoroscopically guided balloon dilations in 19 patients with symptomatic anastomotic strictures. The anastomoses were esophagoesophageal (n = 5), esophagogastric (n = 8), esophagoileocolonic… CONTINUE READING