Prospective evaluation of endoscopic ultrasonography-guided double-balloon-occluded gastrojejunostomy bypass (EPASS) for malignant gastric outlet obstruction.

@article{Itoi2016ProspectiveEO,
  title={Prospective evaluation of endoscopic ultrasonography-guided double-balloon-occluded gastrojejunostomy bypass (EPASS) for malignant gastric outlet obstruction.},
  author={Takao Itoi and Kentaro K. Ishii and Nobuhito Ikeuchi and Atsushi Sofuni and Takuji Gotoda and Fuminori Moriyasu and Vinay Kumar Dhir and Anthony Yuen Bin Teoh and Kenneth Frank Binmoeller},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2016},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={193-5}
}
To cite: Itoi T, Ishii K, Ikeuchi N, et al. Gut Published Online First: [please include Day Month Year] doi:10.1136/gutjnl2015-310348 MESSAGE Surgical gastrojejunostomy (GJ), which has been the standard palliative treatment for malignant gastric outlet obstruction (MGOO), is associated with good functional outcome and the long-term relief of symptoms. Endoscopic placement of a metal stent for MGOO treatment has been gaining popularity as an alternative to surgical GJ because of its high… CONTINUE READING