Corpus ID: 6858414

Calibration of stenosis of the small intestine with marbles.

  title={Calibration of stenosis of the small intestine with marbles.},
  author={A. B. Bijnen and R. H. Schreve and D. L. Westbroek},
  journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics},
  volume={164 2},
  • A. B. Bijnen, R. H. Schreve, D. L. Westbroek
  • Published 1987
  • Medicine
  • Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics
  • A simple and reliable method for the calibration of stenoses in intestinal Crohn's disease, using a marble, is presented. With this procedure, unnecessary resection or stenoplasty can be avoided and adequate passage of intestinal contents throughout the whole length of the small intestine is secured. 

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