Palliation of Dysphagia in Carcinoma Esophagus

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Ramakrishnaiah, Vishnu Prasad Nelamangala; Malage, Somanath; Sreenath, G.S.; Kotlapati, Sudhakar; Cyriac, Sunu;
  • Publisher: SAGE Publishing
  • Journal: Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology,volume 9,pages11-23 (issn: 1179-5522, eissn: 1179-5522)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4896534, doi: 10.4137/CGast.S30303
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | carcinoma esophagus | palliation | RC799-869 | Review | radiotherapy | esophageal stents
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases

Esophageal carcinoma has a special place in gastrointestinal carcinomas because it contains two main types, namely, squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma. Carcinoma esophagus patients require some form of palliation because of locally advanced stage or distant meta... View more
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