Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Stricture in the Esophagus Outlook

What to expect with esophageal stricture:

  • About 85 percent of cases improve with treatment.
  • About 30 percent require repeat treatments.

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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Stricture in the Esophagus References
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