Endoscopic tape dilator—A simple and inexpensive method to dilate upper gastrointestinal strictures

Glen A. Lehman, Katherine W. O'Connor

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Abstract

Adhesive tape wound around the shaft of an upper GI endoscope serves as a simple method to dilate upper GI strictures under endoscopic control. This technique avoids the need for guidewires and fluoroscopy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)208-210
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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