Esophageal Dilation in Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Effectiveness, Safety, and Impact on the Underlying Inflammation

Schoepfer, Alain M; Gonsalves, Nirmala; Bussmann, Christian; Conus, Sébastien; Simon, Hans-Uwe; Straumann, Alex; Hirano, Ikuo (2010). Esophageal Dilation in Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Effectiveness, Safety, and Impact on the Underlying Inflammation. American journal of gastroenterology, 105(5), pp. 1062-1070. New York, N.Y.: Nature 10.1038/ajg.2009.657

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Esophageal dilation often leads to long-lasting relief of dysphagia in eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). The aim of this study was to define the effectiveness, safety, and patient acceptance of esophageal dilation in EoE. In addition, we examined the influence of dilation on the underlying esophageal inflammation.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Pharmacology

UniBE Contributor:

Conus, Sébastien and Simon, Hans-Uwe

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

0002-9270

Publisher:

Nature

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:07

Last Modified:

03 May 2014 02:28

Publisher DOI:

10.1038/ajg.2009.657

PubMed ID:

19935783

Web of Science ID:

000277440100013

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/68 (FactScience: 194985)

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