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stricture

Pathol an abnormal constriction of a tubular organ, structure, or part

Stricture

 

the organic narrowing of a tubular organ having a comparatively small lumen, such as the ureter, urethra, and biliary duct. The term “stricture” is frequently used as a synonym for the term “stenosis.”

stricture

[′strik·chər]
(medicine)
Abnormal narrowing of a passage, such as a vessel, duct, or the intestine. Also known as constriction.
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The present study was intended to evaluate the aetiological factors, clinical presentation and various treatment modalities of dysphagia due to benign oesophageal strictures.
Management of short distal ureteral strictures with open and laparoscopic ureteroneocystostomy procedures are successful and effective.
Dysphagia was most frequent in patients with alkali--and HIV related strictures although this observation was not statistically significant (Table 2).
2,6,7,1)(3) Though anastomotic strictures may develop many years following urinary diversion, the mean time to stricture occurrence has been reported to be between five and 13.
Strictures of the anterior urethra account for 92% of cases of urethral stricture.
There are multiple modalities available for diagnosing urethral strictures as voiding cystourethrography, retrograde urethrography (RUG), sonourethrography (SUG), MRI and endoscopic cystourethrography.
Risk factors for hypopharyngeai/upper esophageal stricture formation after concurrent chemoradiation.
Patients with traumatic urethral stricture, h/o optical internal urethrotomy, congenital or malignant strictures and those not ready to perform regular CISC after optical internal urethrotomy were excluded.
Esophageal injuries related with intake of caustic substances are the main reason of esophageal strictures and esophageal dilatations in children (2).
The voiding cystourethrogram done after ruling out the urinary tract infection demonstrated multiple strictures of the penile urethra, a stricture of the posterior urethra, and a flaccid bladder (Figure 2).