What is Esophageal Dilatation?

Category: Procedures

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The esophagus is the long, narrow food tube (gullet) that carries food and liquid from the mouth to the stomach. It can become blocked or injured in a variety of ways. Esophageal dilatation is the technique used to stretch or open the blocked portion of the esophagus.

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Dosages

Based on patients currently having Esophageal Dilatation

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There are no evaluations for Esophageal Dilatation.