Clinical outcomes of secondary stent-in-stent self-expanding metal stent placement for primary stent malfunction in malignant gastric outlet obstruction.

@article{Park2012ClinicalOO,
  title={Clinical outcomes of secondary stent-in-stent self-expanding metal stent placement for primary stent malfunction in malignant gastric outlet obstruction.},
  author={Jun Chul Park and Jae Jun Park and Kungseok Cheoi and Hyunsoo Chung and Hyuk Lee and Sung Kwan Shin and Sang Kil Lee and Yong Chan Lee},
  journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 12},
  pages={999-1005}
}
BACKGROUND Although a substantial number of patients require secondary stents insertion due to primary stent malfunction in malignant gastric outlet obstruction, data on the outcomes of secondary self-expanding metal stents are sparse. AIM To investigate clinical outcomes and factors related with secondary stent malfunction in patients with malignant gastric outlet obstruction given secondary stent-in-stent self-expanding metal stent insertion. METHODS For this retrospective study, a total… CONTINUE READING
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