A prospective trial of a new self-expanding plastic stent for malignant esophageal obstruction

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OBJECTIVE:We studied a new expandable plastic stent in the palliation of malignant esophageal obstruction.METHODS:Eight patients with malignant esophageal obstruction and dysphagia were studied. An expandable covered plastic stent made of polyester netting and covered with a silicone membrane was inserted and released into the stenosis. Relief of dysphagia… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2001.03925.x

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