Esophageal dilation with either bougie or balloon technique as a treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis

Post written by Michael Kevin Dougherty, MD, from the University of North Carolina Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The purpose of this study was to estimate the rate of perforations and other adverse events related to elective endoscopic esophageal dilation in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Many patients with EoE struggle with significant dysphagia and …

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