Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Esophageal Intramural Pseudodiverticulosis and Concomitant Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A Case Series

Table 2

The clinical course, therapeutic interventions, and outcomes for all patients, including subgroup analysis of patients with EIPD and with EoE and pseudodiverticulosis.

CharacteristicsAll patients ()Patients with EIPD ()Patients with EoE and pseudodiverticulosis () value

Total duration of follow-up (months), mean (SD)44.4 (38.1) 52.2 (42.6)27.8 (20.0)0.360

Endoscopic treatment
 Dilatation (balloon, bougienage), (%) 9 (56.3)7 (63.6) 2 (40.0)0.596
 Balloon dilatation, (%) 1 (6.3)1 (9.1)0 (0)NS
 Bougienage, (%) 7 (43.8) 6 (54.5)1 (20.0)0.308
 Total number of endoscopic dilatations, mean (SD)2.7 (2.5)1.67 (1.2)3.0 (2.8)0.643

 Deaths, (%)1 (6.3) 1 (9.1)0 (0)NS

EIPD: esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulosis; EoE: eosinophilic esophagitis; SD: standard deviation; NS: not significant.
Mean value calculated only for patients receiving endoscopic dilatations.

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