Sigmoidofiberscopic Incision plus Balloon Dilatation for Anastomotic Cicatricial Stricture after Anterior Resection of the Rectum

Abstract

We describe the procedure and examine the therapeutic efficacy of a combination of sigmoidofiberscopic incision plus balloon dilatation for tubular stricture by thick, long scar tissue at the colorectal anastomosis after anterior resection for rectal cancer. Balloon dilatation alone does not always relieve the strictures, although this method is the usual… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/PL00012375

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