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Table 3 Adverse events of RBES

From: The role of endoscopic dilation and stents in refractory benign esophageal strictures: a retrospective analysis

  Early period no. (%) Late periody no. (%)
N = 5 N = 14
Stent overgrowth 0 3
Stent migration 0 6
Food impaction 0 5
Fistula 1 5
Bleeding 1 0
Intolerable chest pain 3 0
  1. RBES Refractory benign esophageal strictures
  2. Early and late adverse events: were defined as those occurring within 7 days and later than 7 days after stenting