Management of complete esophageal stricture after treatment of head and neck cancer using combined anterograde retrograde esophageal dilation.

@article{Fowlkes2012ManagementOC,
  title={Management of complete esophageal stricture after treatment of head and neck cancer using combined anterograde retrograde esophageal dilation.},
  author={Jonathan W Fowlkes and Philip B Zald and Peter E. Andersen},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={821-5}
}
BACKGROUND Complete esophageal stricture is a difficult problem to manage. There is limited literature to support clinical decision-making. To evaluate outcomes and efficacy, we performed a retrospective medical chart review of patients who received combined anterograde retrograde esophageal dilation (CARD) between 2002 and 2009 at our institution. METHODS Fifteen patients were identified who developed a stricture requiring CARD after treatment for head and neck cancers. Outcomes were… CONTINUE READING
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