Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy / 2009 / Article / Tab 1

Case Report

Palliation with Oesophageal Metal Stent of Pseudoachalasia from Gastric Carcinoma at the Cardia: A Case Report

Table 1

Clinical course of patients with expandable metal stents for achalasia or pseudoachalasia (from reference 25, modified).

AgeSexDiagnosis DilationBotox Metal Stent DurationFollow-up/death

86Machax6not doneWallstent I2 daysproximal stent migration
80Machax4x2Wallstent I3 monthsstent stenosis
81Fachax6not doneWallstent I6 monthsstent occlusion by food bolus
81Fachax2x2Wallstent II2 weeksproximal stent occlusion
31Fpseudoachax3x2Gianturco Roschslippedoesophageal cancer metastasis/death
81Fpseudoachax3x2Wallstent II2 weeksmyocardial infarction/death

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