A new method of esophageal dilation using Savary-Gilliard bougies

Jean Francois Dumon, Bernard Meric, Michael V. Sivak, David Fleischer

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A new method of esophageal dilation has been developed for tight, firm esophageal strictures. The Savary dilating system was evaluated in 300 patients by two groups of investigators who concluded that the Savary dilators were easier to use and more efficacious than the Eder-Puestow dilators.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)379-382
Number of pages4
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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