Palliation of anastomotic obstructions in recurrent gastric carcinoma with the use of covered metallic stents: clinical results in 25 patients.

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate the technical feasibility and the clinical effectiveness of the placement of covered self-expandable metallic stents for the treatment of anastomotic obstructions in recurrent gastric carcinoma. METHODS With fluoroscopic guidance, covered stents were placed in 25 patients with recurrent gastric… (More)

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