Self-expanding metallic stents for large bowel obstruction.


BACKGROUND Self-expanding metallic stents (SEMS) may relieve colonic obstruction as definitive therapy or as a bridge to elective surgery. METHODS This was a retrospective longitudinal cohort study of patients undergoing insertion of SEMS for large bowel obstruction at one institution. Scrutiny of the radiology department's coding system allowed… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7644


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@article{Mackay2011SelfexpandingMS, title={Self-expanding metallic stents for large bowel obstruction.}, author={Craig Mackay and Wendy L Craig and Jeffrey K Hussey and Malcolm A. Loudon}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={2011}, volume={98 11}, pages={1625-9} }