Self-expanding mesh stent for esophageal cancer stenosis.

Abstract

The implantation of new self-expanding mesh stents (20 mm in diameter, when fully expanded) in a 67-year-old woman with extensive esophageal cancer stenosis is reported. Prosthesis insertion was easily accomplished without the need for general anesthesia. The patient has been doing well since. The potential advantages of the new stenting procedure suggest… (More)

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