Endoscopic ultrasound-guided gastro-enteric anastomosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Antonelli2020EndoscopicUG,
  title={Endoscopic ultrasound-guided gastro-enteric anastomosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={G. Antonelli and B. Kova{\vc}evi{\'c} and John Gasdal Karsensten and E. Kalaitzakis and G. Vanella and C. Hassan and P. Vilmann},
  journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2020}
}
  • G. Antonelli, B. Kovačević, +4 authors P. Vilmann
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver
  • BACKGROUND AND AIMS Endoscopic ultrasound-guided gastro-enteric anastomosis (EUS-GEA) using lumen-apposing metal stents (LAMS) is emerging as a minimally invasive alternative to surgery across several indications. Literature on this subject is heterogeneous, with variable reporting of techniques and outcomes. Our aim was to perform a meta-analysis of published data on EUS-GEA, providing a pooled estimate of technical and clinical outcomes. METHODS The protocol was registered in PROSPERO (Reg… CONTINUE READING

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