Chemical- and radiation-induced esophageal injury

Eugene A Trowers, C. Thomas, F. E. Silverstein

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The esophageal wall can only respond to injury in a limited fashion. This article explores some of the protective mechanisms involved as well as current approaches to diagnosis and management of chemical- and radiation-induced esophageal injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)657-675
Number of pages19
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Surgery

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