›› 2019, Vol. 39 ›› Issue (1): 99-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2019.01.019

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Research progress on esophageal stents for children

HU Han-bo, SUN Kun   

  1. Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200092, China
  • Online:2019-01-28 Published:2019-02-27

Abstract: Currently, benign esophageal stricture is a common clinical esophageal disease in children, and its common treatment is balloon dilatation. According to the complexity of the lesion, the child often suffers multiple esophageal dilation. Besides, esophageal stent provides a new choice for the treatment of esophageal stricture in children becaof the long-lasting support. However, the complications limit its clinical application, such as chest pain, restenosis, and stent displacement. This article reviewed the current research and clinical application of esophageal stents for children.

Key words: esophageal stent, child, benign esophageal stricture

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