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Obstruction of esophagus

Known as: obstruction oesophagus, oesophageal obstruction, Esophageal Obstruction 
Blockage of the normal flow of the contents in the esophagus.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Objective To evaluate the association between alarm symptoms and the subsequent diagnosis of cancer in a large population based… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Both single-dose brachytherapy and self-expanding metal stent placement are commonly used for palliation of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE:Palliation of malignant esophageal obstruction is an important clinical problem. Expandable metal stents are a major… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To evaluate delayed complications after esophageal expandable metallic stent placement. MATERIALS AND METHODS From… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Expandable metal stents palliate malignant dysphagia in most cases, but early complications and outcomes in long-term… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Rapid palliation of malignant dysphagia is usually possible with endoscopic implantation of a plastic prosthesis, but… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To determine more precise and accurate cancer risk estimates for achalasia that could be used to plan surveillance… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Esophageal obstruction due to cancer can produce debilitating dysphagia. Rapid palliation is usually possible with… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
  • Harvey I. Pass
  • Journal of the National Cancer Institute
  • 1993
  • Corpus ID: 37050018
In photodynamic therapy (PDT), a sensitizer, light, and oxygen are used to cause photochemically induced cell death. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
During an 11-month period, 70 tube-fed patients aged 65 to 95 years were studied prospectively to determine the indications… Expand
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