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Endoscopic balloon dilatation for congenital membranous stenosis in the jejunum in an infant.


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Title: Endoscopic balloon dilatation for congenital membranous stenosis in the jejunum in an infant.
Authors: Mochizuki, Kyoko / Obatake, Masayuki / Kosaka, Taiichiro / Tokunaga, Takayuki / Eguchi, Susumu / Kanematsu, Takashi
Issue Date: Jan-2011
Publisher: Springer
Citation: Pediatric surgery international, 27(1), pp.91-93; 2011
Abstract: INTRODUCTION: As endoscopic equipment and instruments have improved, the indications for endoscopic treatment have also been extended. This report presents an applicable procedure of endoscopic balloon dilatation for an infant patient with congenital membranous stenosis in the jejunum. METHODS: We used a 9-mm flexible endoscope and a through-the-scope multidiameter balloon catheter in the endoscopic treatment. RESULTS: Dilatation was performed for dilatation diameters 10, 12, and 15 mm each for 2 min. After carrying out balloon dilatation, the endoscope could be smoothly inserted through the opening. CONCLUSION: In upper jejunal stenosis, endoscopic balloon dilatation was minimally invasive and effective as a treatment modality.
Description: The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com
Keywords: Children / Congenital jejunal stenosis / Endoscopic balloon dilatation / Membranous stenosis
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/24325
ISSN: 01790358
DOI: 10.1007/s00383-010-2714-2
PubMed ID: 20848289
Rights: © Springer-Verlag 2010
Type: Journal Article
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