Gastrointestinal stent update.

  title={Gastrointestinal stent update.},
  author={Sung-Gwon Kang},
  journal={Gut and liver},
  volume={4 Suppl 1},
The use of self-expanding metallic stents in the upper gastrointestinal tract, placed under radiologic imaging or endoscopic guidance, is the current treatment of choice for the palliation of malignant gastrointestinal outlet obstructions. Advances in metallic stent design and delivery systems have progressed to the stage where this treatment is now… CONTINUE READING