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Endoscopic Ultrasonography With A High-Frequency Miniprobe In The Therapy Of Benign Esophageal Strictures


Seili Zhang


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Background: scrutiny imaging (EUS) will predict the response to scrutiny dilatation by delineating the extent of passageway wall involvement in benign strictures. In distinction to traditional echoendoscopes, the EUS miniprobe will be negotiated across the stricture and so give additional info. This study retrospectively evaluated the role of miniprobe EUS in predicting the response to scrutiny dilatation in benign passageway strictures. Methods: we tend to analyzed the records of twenty four patients (mean age: forty eight.1±17.9 years) with benign passageway strictures (corrosive eleven, peptic 5, post-radiation three, conjunction a pair of, et al. 3) United Nations agency underwent miniprobe EUS before scrutiny dilatation. Results: The stricture was settled within the higher, middle and lower passageway in a pair of, nine and thirteen patients, severally. The mean length of the stricture was three.4±1.9 cm. Miniprobe EUS was able to examine the stricture fully altogether patients. The tissue layer was concerned in six, tissue layer and connective tissue in four, and mucosa, connective tissue and muscularis propria in fourteen patients. The mean most wall thickness of passageway wall on EUS at the extent of the stricture was eight.2±2.8 mm. The mean variety of sessions needed to attain adequate dilation was four.7±2.6. Patients with tissue layer involvement needed considerably fewer scrutiny sessions for adequate dilatation as compared to patients with muscularis propria involvement (1.8 vs. 6.2 sessions, respectively; P=0.0002). Patients with bigger passageway wall thickness needed additional scrutiny sessions (r=0.737) (P=0.00004).

Endosonography, stricture, dilatation, corrosive, peptic stricture


Seili Zhang. Endoscopic ultrasonography with a high-frequency miniprobe in the therapy of benign esophageal strictures Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology 2023.

Journal Info

  • Journal Name: Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Impact Factor: 2.709**
  • ISSN: 2832-4870
  • DOI: 10.52338/jjogastro
  • Short Name: JJOGASTRO
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Volume: 4 (2024)
  • Submission to acceptance: 25 days
  • Acceptance to publication: 10 days


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