78 year-old woman with chronic ulcer disease, who developed
symptomatic gastric outlet obstruction. Her early satiety, postprandial vomiting and weight loss failed to improve after two sessions
of endoscopic balloon dilation of the pylorus, necessitating surgery.
57 year-old woman with long-standing ulcer disease, whose
symptomatic pyloric stenosis responded promptly and completely to endoscopic balloon dilation of the pylorus.
67 year-old woman with a several year history of early satiety, postprandial vomiting and progressive weight loss, with pyloric stenosis
and an entrapped tablet. Multiple sessions of endoscopic balloon dilation over 2-3 years failed to relieve her symptoms, and she eventually
underwent surgery with significant yet partial relief. Residual symptoms were a result of gastroparesis.
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