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Table 4 Pre- and post-treatment UES sagittal diameter at cricopharyngeal muscle

From: Treatment of cricopharyngeal dysfunction: a comparative pilot study

CASE Treatment UES preop UES post1 UES post2 UES post2- UES preop
1 BD 4.7 7.3 7.0 2.3
2 LM 8.3 9.5 10.0 1.7
3 BD 8.3 7.7 9.0 0.7
4 BD 4.7 7.7 11.0 6.3
5 BD 4.6 6.3 5.3 0.7
6 LM 5.3 5.6 6.5 1.2
7 LM 3.3 8.3 6.6 3.3
8 LM 5.3 8.6 12.0 6.7
  1. Measures are made in mm, during bolus passage in videofluoroscopy.
  2. BD balloon dilatation, LM laser myotomy, UES upper oesophageal sphincter, preop pre-operatively, post1 1 month post-operatively, post2 6 months post-operatively.