Factors Affecting the Success of Endoscopic Bougia Dilatation of Radiation-Induced Esophageal Stricture

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The purpose of this retrospective study was to assess clinical outcomes of endoscopic bougie dilation of esophageal strictures after radiation therapy for head and neck cancer, and to assess the risk factors which affect the treatment success. Thirty-one patients with esophageal stricture due to radiation therapy were treated with endoscopic bougie dilation… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-011-1875-8

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