Double-type metallic stents efficacy for the management of post-operative fistulas, leakages, and perforations of the upper gastrointestinal tract

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The management of post-operative anastomotic leakage and fistulas of the upper GI tract remains challenging. Fully covered stents are used despite a high risk of migration because of a better removability. The goal of our study was to evaluate the effectiveness of this new type of endoscopic stent in this indication. The secondary objective was to determine… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-014-3904-0

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