Temporary stent placement with concurrent chemoradiation therapy in patients with unresectable oesophageal carcinoma: is there an optimal time for stent removal?

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To investigate the influence of the timing of stent removal on the outcome of temporary stent placement with concurrent chemoradiation therapy in patients with unresectable oesophageal carcinoma. Retrospective analysis was performed on 52 patients undergoing temporary stent placement. Stents were electively removed within 4 weeks in 15 patients (group A), 4… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00330-013-2786-1

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@article{Park2013TemporarySP, title={Temporary stent placement with concurrent chemoradiation therapy in patients with unresectable oesophageal carcinoma: is there an optimal time for stent removal?}, author={Jung-Hoon Park and H Y Song and Ju Yang Park and Jin Hyoung Kim and Yong Hee Kim and Jong-Hoon Kim and Sung Bae Kim}, journal={European Radiology}, year={2013}, volume={23}, pages={1940-1945} }