Laser palliation for gastrointestinal malignancy.


Surgical palliation of advanced gastrointestinal malignancy is often accompanied by high morbidity and limited success. To evaluate the role of ablative laser therapy in palliation, we reviewed our experience with 30 consecutive patients who presented with symptoms of obstruction, bleeding, or pain from unresectable tumors of the esophagus (20), Stomach (4… (More)


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@article{Schwesinger1988LaserPF, title={Laser palliation for gastrointestinal malignancy.}, author={Wayne H. Schwesinger and Delbert L Chumley}, journal={The American surgeon}, year={1988}, volume={54 2}, pages={100-4} }