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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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By urethroscopy, no patient (0%) in group A and two patients (6.45%) in group B (6.45%) showed urethral stricture after HoLEP (Table 3, Figure 3, P=0.021).
The role of stents in the treatment of Crohn's disease strictures. Endosc Int Open 2016; 4: 301-8 [CrossRef]
The patients were followed up at 12 weeks after surgery to do urethrogram and uroflowmetery to determine effectiveness in terms of stricture recurrence.
The benign biliary stricture site and presumed cause of biliary stricture for each patient are summarized in Table 1.
Oesophageal stricture is a commonly encountered clinical problem, especially in gastroenterology.
In fact, recent assessment of the cost-effectiveness of urethroplasty compared with dilatation and urethrotomy suggests that there is no advantage of doing more than one urethrotomy before proceeding to urethroplasty11,12 and if a patient has a significant stricture, then a primary urethroplasty is certainly the best treatment option.11 Majority of centres around the world follow patients at three weeks postoperatively with a pericatheter urethrogram.
Pope recommended that future studies evaluate the benefit of periprocedural medical interventions on increasing the intervals between esophageal stricture occurrences.
This is a prospective, randomised, controlled study by which comparing the outcome of optical internal urethrotomy alone with urethrotomy with steroid injection in the management of stricture disease in males.
These complications are usually eliminated by medications or circumstance-specific treatments, although surgical therapy is also seldom required.One of our patients with gastric cancer developed anastomosis leak, resistant stricture, chest pain, and stent migration.
However, the patient had the recurrent abdominal pain, the delayed complication of bowel stricture was confirmed by the upper gastrointestinal barium study, and the surgeon performed further surgical intervention.
After a period of two months, a UGIE was carried out which revealed a normal esophagus with a normal proximal stomach and a pre-pyloric stricture. Barium studies were carried out which confirmed the pre-pyloric stricture.