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Biodegradable stent or balloon dilatation for benign oesophageal stricture: pilot randomised controlled trial.

Authors
  • Dhar, Anjan
  • Close, Helen
  • Viswanath, Yirupaiahgari K
  • Rees, Colin J
  • Hancock, Helen C
  • Dwarakanath, A Deepak
  • Maier, Rebecca H
  • Wilson, Douglas
  • Mason, James M
Type
Published Article
Journal
World Journal of Gastroenterology
Publisher
Baishideng Publishing Group Co
Publication Date
Dec 28, 2014
Volume
20
Issue
48
Pages
18199–18206
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i48.18199
PMID: 25561787
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Stenting was associated with greater dysphagia, co-medication and adverse events. Rigorously conducted and adequately powered trials are needed before widespread adoption of this technology.

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