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Esophageal Stenosis (Esophageal Stricture) Summary

Description: A stricture of the ESOPHAGUS. Most are acquired but can be congenital.

Also Known As: Esophageal Stricture; Stenosis, Esophageal; Esophageal Stenoses; Stenoses, Esophageal; Stricture, Esophageal

Networked: 698 relevant articles (48 outcomes, 37 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Esophageal Stenosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Mitomycin (Mitomycin-C) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 13 results : FDA 7 Generic
  2. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT) : 2 outcomes in 11 results : IBA
  3. Steroids : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results : IBA
  4. Silicones : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  5. Prednisolone (Predate) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : FDA 55 Generic
  6. Fibrin Tissue Adhesive (Fibrin Sealant) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  7. Polyglycolic Acid (Polyglycolide) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  8. Budesonide (Pulmicort) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 10 Generic
  9. Prostaglandins A (PGA) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  10. Barium : 1 outcome in 15 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Esophageal Stenosis

  1. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
  2. Fistula
  3. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
  4. Esophagitis
  5. Cicatrix (Scar)
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Key Therapies for Esophageal Stenosis

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  1. Stents : 13 outcomes 9 studies in 129 results
  2. Balloon Dilation : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 39 results
  3. Fundoplication : 3 outcomes in 22 results
  4. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 22 results
  5. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results
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