Bridge-to-surgery stent placement versus emergency surgery for acute malignant colonic obstruction.

@article{Berg2014BridgetosurgerySP,
  title={Bridge-to-surgery stent placement versus emergency surgery for acute malignant colonic obstruction.},
  author={Maarten Jan Willem van den Berg and Didi A. M. Sloothaak and Marcel G. W. Dijkgraaf and Edwin S van der Zaag and W. A. Bemelman and Pieter J Tanis and Robbert J. I. Bosker and Paul A Fockens and Frank ter Borg and Jeanin van Hooft},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={101 7},
  pages={867-73}
}
BACKGROUND Endoscopic self-expanding metal stent (SEMS) placement as a bridge to surgery is an option for acute malignant colonic obstruction. There is ongoing debate regarding the superiority and oncological safety of SEMS placement compared with emergency surgery. This retrospective study aimed to compare outcomes of these treatment approaches. METHODS Patients were identified from cohorts treated between 2005 and 2012 in two teaching hospitals, of which one used emergency surgery only in… CONTINUE READING

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