Plastic tube-assisted gastroscopic removal of embedded esophageal metal stents: a case report.

Abstract

A patient with stent embedding after placement of an esophageal stent for an esophagobronchial fistula was treated with an ST-E plastic tube inserted into the esophagus to the upper end of the stent using gastroscopy. The gastroscope was guided into the esophagus through the ST-E tube, and an alligator forceps was inserted into the esophagus through the ST… (More)
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i38.6505

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