Malignant gastroduodenal obstruction: palliation with self-expanding metallic stents.

@article{Bessoud2005MalignantGO,
  title={Malignant gastroduodenal obstruction: palliation with self-expanding metallic stents.},
  author={Bertrand Bessoud and Thierry J de Baere and Alban Denys and Viseth Kuoch and Michel Ducreux and Sophie Precetti and Alain Roche and Yves Menu},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2005},
  volume={16 2 Pt 1},
  pages={247-53}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the feasibility, efficacy, and tolerance of self-expanding metallic stent insertion under fluoroscopic guidance for palliation of symptoms related to malignant gastroduodenal obstruction. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seventy-two patients (38 men, 34 women) aged 25-98 years (mean, 62 years) with duodenal (n = 43), antropyloric (n = 13), surgical gastrojejunostomy (n = 10), or pyloroduodenal (n = 6) malignant obstruction were referred for insertion of self-expanding metallic stents… CONTINUE READING