Clinical Outcomes After Self-Expanding Plastic Stent Placement for Refractory Benign Esophageal Strictures

@article{Oh2010ClinicalOA,
  title={Clinical Outcomes After Self-Expanding Plastic Stent Placement for Refractory Benign Esophageal Strictures},
  author={Young Sang Oh and Michael L. Kochman and Nuzhat A. Ahmad and Gregory G. Ginsberg},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={55},
  pages={1344-1348}
}
Refractory benign esophageal strictures (RBES) are defined as those that persist structurally and symptomatically after repeated dilation sessions. Small series have reported favorable outcomes after placement and subsequent removal of Polyflex™ self-expanding plastic stents (SEPS). To characterize the outcomes after Polyflex™ stent placement in patients with RBES. Outcomes of consecutive patients who underwent Polyflex™ stent placement for RBES between April 15, 2005 and November 20, 2006 were… CONTINUE READING