How effective is dilation of a stricture in the GI tract?

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Harsha Vittal, MD
Gastroenterology
The effectiveness of dilation varies based on what's causing the stricture, or narrowing, in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. In this video, gastroenterologist Harsha Vittal, MD, of Good Samaritan Hospital gives an example of dilation treatment.

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