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The present study is a descriptive study of dysphagia due to benign oesophageal strictures.
Distal ureteral strictures can be seen as a result of congenital pathologies, chronic inflammation, malignancy, trauma, radiotherapy or iatrogenic injuries1.
Strictures secondary to surgical correction of oesophageal atresia (14 (35.
They described a new technique to perform endoscopic biopsy in a 75-year-old male with a biliary stricture, which was presumed to be a malignancy, in the hilar region.
Although the overall number of uretero-ileal strictures was low in our series, diabetic status and elevated serum urea level predicted for the development of stricture.
Conclusion: In our study the excellent results of the penile skin flap both in anterior urethral strictures and combined anterior and bulbar urethral strictures are quite encouraging.
The study is investigating whether the unique valve in the company's EndoMAXX EVT stent can facilitate swallowing by treating the esophageal stricture while also limiting reflux.
The urethral strictures develop from various causes and patient can be asymptomatic or present with severe discomfort secondary to urinary retention.
Hypopharyngeal and proximal esophageal webs and strictures have become increasingly common with the increased use of concurrent chemo- and radiation therapy for head and neck malignancies.
4 Since the introduction of optical internal urethrotomy by Sachse in 1974 using a fine movable scalpel to incise urethral stricture under direct vision, this technique has been used as the primary treatment of new as well as recurrent strictures.
Intake of caustic substances may lead to serious injury in the esophagus and stomach, and is the main cause of acquired esophageal strictures in children.