Obstruction of esophagus

Known as: obstruction oesophagus, oesophageal obstruction, esophagus obstruction 
Blockage of the normal flow of the contents in the esophagus.
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1945-2018
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE Dysphagia is the most distressing symptom in patients with cancer-related oesophageal obstruction. Endoscopic… (More)
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2001
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2001
OBJECTIVE:Palliation of malignant esophageal obstruction is an important clinical problem. Expandable metal stents are a major… (More)
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND Expandable metal stents palliate malignant dysphagia in most cases, but early complications and outcomes in long-term… (More)
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1996
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1996
BACKGROUND Rapid palliation of malignant dysphagia is usually possible with endoscopic implantation of a plastic prosthesis, but… (More)
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1995
1995
OBJECTIVE To determine more precise and accurate cancer risk estimates for achalasia that could be used to plan surveillance… (More)
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1995
1995
BACKGROUND & AIMS Light dosimetry analysis to achieve predictable tumor necrosis has not been performed for photodynamic therapy… (More)
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1993
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1993
BACKGROUND Esophageal obstruction due to cancer can produce debilitating dysphagia. Rapid palliation is usually possible with… (More)
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1992
1992
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) has been shown to benefit patients with resectable carcinoma of the head and neck. In… (More)
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1989
1989
Although esophagomyotomy is highly effective as the initial surgical treatment of most patients with achalasia, those with either… (More)
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1988
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1988
During an 11-month period, 70 tube-fed patients aged 65 to 95 years were studied prospectively to determine the indications… (More)
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