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Table 1 Details of the cases that underwent successful steroid treatment for anastomotic stenosis

From: Systemic steroid application for treatment of edematous anastomotic stenosis following delta-shaped anastomosis in laparoscopic distal gastrectomy: a case report

Case number Author (Year) Sex Age Anastomotic location Conditiona Anastomosis methodb EBD Administration method Steroid dose
Case 1 Satomi et al. (2018) [6] Male 72 Transverse colon Edema Stapler Local injection, Systemic steroid Multi-dose
   Male 72 Sigmoid colon Edema Stapler Systemic steroid Multi-dose
   Female 24 Sigmoid colon Edema Stapler Systemic steroid Multi-dose
   Female 36 Transverse colon Edema Manual Systemic steroid Multi-dose
Case 2 Tsuneda et al. (2019) [7] Male 68 Transverse colon Edema Manual Local injection, Systemic steroid Multi-dose
Case 3 Fujihata et al. (2017) [8] Female 79 Stomach, duodenum Edema Stapler Systemic steroid Multi-dose
Case 4 Our case (2019) Male 72 Stomach, duodenum Edema Stapler + Local injection, Systemic steroid Multi-dose
  1. Cases 1–3 were reported in Japanese
  2. EBD endoscopic balloon dilatation
  3. a: endoscopic appearance of anastomotic part, b: the method of anastomosis on enterotomy