What is esophageal dilatation?
Also known as: esophageal dilation.
If a patient’s esophagus is too narrow, esophageal dilatation is a procedure that can be used to stretch and open it up. This is often used if swallowing food or liquid proves to be difficult.
Reviewed by: Carrie Firestone Baum, MD
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