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Table 1 Outcomes of endoscopic balloon dilatation in patients with probable tubercular, definite tubercular and Crohn’s disease related gastrointestinal strictures

From: Safety and efficacy of non-fluoroscopic endoscopic dilatation of gastrointestinal tuberculosis related strictures

Category Number of patients Technical success (%) Clinical success (%)
Probable tubercular strictures 23 21 (93%) 20 (86.9%)
Definite tubercular strictures 7 6 (85.7%) 5 (71.4%)
Crohn’s disease related strictures 4 3 (75%) 3 (75%)
Total 34 30 (88.2%) 28 (82.4%)
P value   .629 .588