Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2012 / Article / Tab 6

Review Article

Small Bowel Imaging in Managing Crohn’s Disease Patients

Table 6

Balloon dilation for symptomatic small bowel strictures with the use of balloon-assisted enteroscopy; Small bowel strictures in anastomotic and nonanastomotic Crohn’s disease.

Author YearnBalloon dilationComplication
Technical successClinical responseFailed

Yamamoto et al. [16]20046666None
Pohl et al. [17]2007198613None
Fukumoto et al. [18]20072322172 (Surgery) 4 (repeated dilation)None
Despott et al. [19]200911982Perforation ( )
Hirai et al. [20]20102518187
Kondo et al. [21]201012871None

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