Table of Contents
ISRN Endoscopy
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 137895, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2013/137895
Research Article

Safety and Effectiveness of Endoscopic Savary-Gillaard Bougies Dilation in Moroccan Plummer-Vinson Syndrome Patients

EFD-Hepatogastroenterology Unit, Ibn Sina Hospital, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco

Received 21 June 2012; Accepted 16 September 2012

Academic Editors: G. Larciprete and J. Vyankandondera

Copyright © 2013 Mouna Salihoun et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. S. Plummer, “Diffuse dilatation of the esophagus without anatomic stenosis (cardiospasm) A report of ninety-one cases,” The Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 58, no. 26, pp. 2013–2015, 1912. View at Google Scholar
  2. D. R. - Paterson, “A clinical type of dysphagia,” The Journal of Laryngology & Otology, vol. 34, pp. 289–291, 1919. View at Google Scholar
  3. P. P. Vinson, “A case of cardiospasm with dilatation and angulation of the esophagus,” Medical Clinics of North America, vol. 3, pp. 623–627, 1919. View at Google Scholar
  4. A. B. Kelly, “Spasm at the entrance of the esophagus,” Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 34, pp. 285–289, 1919. View at Google Scholar
  5. M. H. Shamma'a and E. B. Benedict, “Esophageal webs, a report of 58 cases and an attempt at classification,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 259, no. 8, pp. 378–384, 1958. View at Google Scholar
  6. E. L. Wynder, S. Hultberg, F. Jacobsson, and I. J. Bross, “Environmental factors in cancer of the upper alimentary tract. A Swedish study with special reference to Plummer-Vinson (Paterson-Kelly) syndrome,” Cancer, vol. 10, pp. 470–482, 1957. View at Google Scholar
  7. T. S. N. Chen and P. S. Y. Chen, “Rise and fall of the Plummer-Vinson syndrome,” Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 654–658, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. O. Ben Gamra, C. Mbarek, C. Mouna et al., “Plummer Vinson syndrome,” Tunisie Medicale, vol. 85, no. 5, pp. 402–404, 2007. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. K. Atmatzidis, B. Papaziogas, T. Pavlidis, C. Mirelis, and T. Papaziogas, “Plummer-Vinson syndrome,” Diseases of the Esophagus, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 154–157, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. R. O. Dantas and M. G. Villanova, “Esophageal motility impairment in Plummer-Vinson syndrome. Correction by iron treatment,” Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 968–971, 1993. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. R. O. Dantas, “Iron deficiency and dysphagia,” American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 94, no. 10, pp. 3072–3073, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. W. Dickey and B. McConnell, “Celiac disease presenting as the Paterson-Brown Kelly (Plummer-Vinson) syndrome,” American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 94, no. 2, pp. 527–529, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. M. Medrano, “Dysphagia in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis and iron deficiency anemia,” MedGenMed, vol. 4, no. 3, p. 10, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. G. K. Makharia, B. Nandi, P. K. Garg, and R. K. Tandon, “Plummer Vinson syndrome: unusual features,” Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 74–75, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. D. Maleki and A. J. Cameron, “Plummer-Vinson syndrome associated with chronic blood loss anemia and large diaphragmatic hernia,” American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 97, no. 1, pp. 190–193, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. R. M. Hoffman and P. E. Jaffe, “Plummer-Vinson syndrome: a case report and literature review,” Archives of Internal Medicine, vol. 155, no. 18, pp. 2008–2011, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. D. V. Sreenivas, A. Kumar, K. V. R. Mannar, and G. R. Babu, “Results of savary-gilliard dilatation in the management of cervical web of esophagus,” Hepato-Gastroenterology, vol. 49, no. 43, pp. 188–190, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. F. Demirci, M. C. Savaş, N. Kepkep et al., “Plummer-Vinson syndrome and dilation therapy: a report of two cases,” Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 224–227, 2005. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. L. C. Pérez, J. G. Morales, C. B. Radigales, and A. C. Ruiz, “Argon plasma coagulation therapy of upper esophageal web in a patient with Plummer-Vinson syndrome: a new therapeutical option,” Medicina Clinica, vol. 135, no. 3, pp. 141–142, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus