Benign complications of expandable metal stents used in the palliation of oesophageal carcinoma: two case reports.

@article{Metcalfe2004BenignCO,
  title={Benign complications of expandable metal stents used in the palliation of oesophageal carcinoma: two case reports.},
  author={Matthew James Metcalfe and Adrian C. Steger and Anna Leslie},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={77 915},
  pages={245-7}
}
We describe two patients who were treated with self-expanding metal stent (SEMS) insertion as palliation of malignant oesophageal strictures. Both patients re-presented with dysphagia several months after SEMS insertion due to benign strictures. Initial treatment with balloon dilation and medical management had limited success so both patients had further… CONTINUE READING