Perforation in colorectal stenting: a meta-analysis and a search for risk factors.

@article{Halsema2014PerforationIC,
  title={Perforation in colorectal stenting: a meta-analysis and a search for risk factors.},
  author={Emo E. van Halsema and Jeanin van Hooft and Aaron Justin Small and Todd Huntley Baron and Jes{\'u}s Garc{\'i}a-Cano and Jae Hee Cheon and Moon Sung Lee and Se Hwan Kwon and St{\'e}phanie Mucci-Hennekinne and Paul A Fockens and Marcel G. W. Dijkgraaf and Alessandro Repici},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2014},
  volume={79 6},
  pages={970-82.e7; quiz 983.e2, 983.e5}
}
BACKGROUND Recent studies suggest that there is a substantial risk of perforation after colorectal stent placement. OBJECTIVE To identify risk factors for perforation from colonic stenting. DESIGN A meta-analysis of 86 studies published between 2005 and 2011. SETTING Multicenter review. PATIENTS All patients who underwent colorectal stent placement. INTERVENTION Colorectal stent placement. MAIN OUTCOME MEASUREMENTS The occurrence of perforation with subgroup analyses for stent… CONTINUE READING
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