Status and Literature Review of Self-Expandable Metallic Stents for Malignant Colorectal Obstruction

Abstract

Use of colorectal stents has increased dramatically over the last decades. Colorectal stents offer an alternative way to relieve fatal intestinal obstruction and can take place of emergency surgery, which associated with significant morbidity and mortality and a high incidence of stoma creation, to elective resection. Although there remain a few concerns… (More)
DOI: 10.5946/ce.2014.47.1.65

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@inproceedings{Cheung2014StatusAL, title={Status and Literature Review of Self-Expandable Metallic Stents for Malignant Colorectal Obstruction}, author={Dae Young Cheung and Yong Kook Lee and Chang Yang}, booktitle={Clinical endoscopy}, year={2014} }