Placement of fully covered self-expandable metal stents in patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer before neoadjuvant therapy.

@article{Siddiqui2012PlacementOF,
  title={Placement of fully covered self-expandable metal stents in patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer before neoadjuvant therapy.},
  author={Ali A Siddiqui and Avik Sarkar and Sara Beltz and Jason Lewis and David E. Loren and Thomas Kowalski and John M. Fang and K. Hild{\'e}n and Douglas G Adler},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2012},
  volume={76 1},
  pages={44-51}
}
BACKGROUND Most patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer requiring neoadjuvant therapy have significant dysphagia. OBJECTIVE To report our experience in using a fully covered self-expandable metal stent (FCSEMS) to treat malignant dysphagia and for maintenance of nutritional support during neoadjuvant therapy. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Two tertiary-care referral centers. PATIENTS This study involved 55 patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer (50 adenocarcinoma… CONTINUE READING
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