[Endoscopic insertion of self-expanding metal stents in malignant colonic obstructions].


BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Self-expanding metal stents are being increasingly used to resolve malignant colonic obstruction. Subsequently, patients can either undergo elective surgery, or the stent can serve as a definitive palliative treatment in patients unfit for surgery. We present our experience with this technique in our hospital, a level II center… (More)