Comparison of a standard fully covered stent with a super-thick silicone-covered stent for the treatment of refractory esophageal benign strictures: A prospective multicenter study.

@article{Chaput2013ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of a standard fully covered stent with a super-thick silicone-covered stent for the treatment of refractory esophageal benign strictures: A prospective multicenter study.},
  author={Ulriikka Chaput and Denis Heresbach and {\'E}tienne Audureau and Geoffroy Vanbiervliet and Marianne Gaudric and Philippe Bichard and Paul Bauret and Dimitri Coumaros and Thierry Ponchon and Fabien Fumex and Emmanuel Bensoussan and H{\'e}rve Lamouliatte and Ariane Chryssostalis and Françoise Robin and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Prat},
  journal={United European gastroenterology journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={
          93-102
        }
}
BACKGROUND Some esophageal strictures resist endoscopic treatments. There is a need for new treatments, such as specifically designed stents. OBJECTIVE Our study sought to compare the results achieved with a standard, fully covered metallic stent (FCMS) and those achieved using a stent designed specifically for benign strictures (BS-FCMS). PATIENTS AND METHODS The study used a prospective, multicenter, controlled design, with patients recruited from tertiary referral centers. Patients with… CONTINUE READING

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