The management of treatment-related esophageal complications in children and adolescents with cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Esophageal Stenosis
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula

abstract

  • Esophageal strictures and fistulae may occur because of cancer therapy in childhood. Prevention includes early treatment of esophagitis especially Candida mucositis, and minimization of radiation dose to the esophagus. Strictures usually respond to dilatation, but fistulae require esophageal diversion and secondary reconstruction.

publication date

  • March 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2005.11.065

PubMed ID

  • 16516623

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 495

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 41

number

  • 3