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Endoscopic dilation of a gastric anastomotic stricture

Endoscopic dilation of a gastric anastomotic stricture

Archives of Surgery 112(3): 312-313

A stricture developed in a patient two months after undergoind a Billroth I gastroduodenal anastomosis. His mechanical gastric obstruction was relieved by dilation up to 37 F caliber under direct vision using a fiberendoscope. The patient became, and has remained, symptom free. Visualization of the area two months after dilation showed an adequately patent anastomosis.

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PMID: 843223

DOI: 10.1001/archsurg.1977.01370030084014

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