• What is Esophageal Stenting?
It is a process of placing a stent possibly self-expanding into the esophagus to keep a blocked area open that helps the patient to easily swallow soft food and liquid.
• The purpose of Esophageal Stenting.
This process is mainly used in treating esophageal cancer or malignant dysphagia.
• How is it performed?
These are metallic stents, or sometimes plastic or silicone, and the stents may be self-expandable. The stent is placed in the esophagus to keep the blocked area open.