Esophageal stentBy Mayo Clinic staff
Original Article: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/IM03992
- Video: Esophagectomy
- Video: Photodynamic therapy of the esophagus
- Video: Radiofrequency ablation of the esophagus
- Video: Cryotherapy of the esophagus
A metal tube (stent) can be used to hold open a narrowed portion of the esophagus. A stent is usually placed using an endoscope.