Fully covered self-expandable metal stents (SEMS), partially covered SEMS and self-expandable plastic stents for the treatment of benign esophageal ruptures and anastomotic leaks

@inproceedings{Boeckel2012FullyCS,
  title={Fully covered self-expandable metal stents (SEMS), partially covered SEMS and self-expandable plastic stents for the treatment of benign esophageal ruptures and anastomotic leaks},
  author={Petra G. A. van Boeckel and Kulwinder S Dua and Bas Lam Weusten and Ruben JH Schmits and Naveen Surapaneni and R R Ruud Timmer and Frank Paul Vleggaar and Peter D Siersema},
  booktitle={BMC gastroenterology},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Benign esophageal ruptures and anastomotic leaks are life-threatening conditions that are often treated surgically. Recently, placement of partially and fully covered metal or plastic stents has emerged as a minimally invasive treatment option. We aimed to determine the clinical effectiveness of covered stent placement for the treatment of esophageal ruptures and anastomotic leaks with special emphasis on different stent designs. METHODS Consecutive patients who underwent placement… CONTINUE READING
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