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Results from EGD and Balloon Dilation

Clip Number: 13 of 26
Presentation: Upper Endoscopy with Dilation (EGD)
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Reviewed By: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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If your doctor performs dilation, it is reasonable to expect that the narrowed area will be expanded. Dilation can provide a significant improvement in swallowing and regurgitation.
Dilation usually has good short-term results, however, the long-term success will depend on your particular situation. It is common for dilated areas to become narrow again and require another procedure.
 

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