Neodymium:YAG laser therapy has been shown to be a safe and effective palliative treatment for esophageal cancer. Exophytic tumors in a straight segment of the mid- and distal esophagus are most amenable to therapy. Perforation or fistula, the most serious complications, occur in less than 5% of patients.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - 1994|
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