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Table 1 Palliative treatment (250 patients)

From: Palliative treatment of malignant esophageal-cardiac stricture in the ederly

Treatment Patients morbidity Mortality survival(*)
palliative resection 148 18 (12%) 13(9%) 21
By pass 29 8 (27%) 6 (20%) 6,5
Endoprosthesis (T) 14 7 (50%) 5 (35%) 3,1
Endoprosthesis (P) 19 1(5%) 0 6.5
Dilatazion 40 1 (2.5%) 0 6.3
Laser _ _   
Radiotherapy _ _   
  1. * median survival in months