Self-expandable metallic stent placement for palliation in gastric outlet obstructions caused by gastric cancer: a comparison with surgical gastrojejunostomy

@article{Maetani2005SelfexpandableMS,
  title={Self-expandable metallic stent placement for palliation in gastric outlet obstructions caused by gastric cancer: a comparison with surgical gastrojejunostomy},
  author={Iruru Maetani and Sotaro Akatsuka and Masaki Ikeda and Tomoko Tada and Takeo Ukita and Yoichi Nakamura and Jiro Nagao and Yoshihiro Sakai},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={40},
  pages={932-937}
}
In patients with gastric outlet obstruction (GOO), palliative enteral stenting is a less invasive procedure compared with gastroenterostomy. Most diseases analyzed in previous studies of such stenting were pancreaticobiliary malignancies. We reviewed the medical records of patients with GOO secondary to gastric cancer who were admitted to our institution between September 1994 and September 2004. The outcome of stent placement for GOO was compared with the outcome in patients who underwent… CONTINUE READING

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