Thoracic Spondylodiscitis Resulting from Proximal Migration of an Esophageal Stent

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The use of covered self-expanding stents in palliation of benign and malignant conditions of the esophagus has gained widespread acceptance in the management of dysphagia [1–4]. Known complications include distal migration, perforation, hemorrhage, incomplete expansion, tumor ingrowth, food impaction, aspiration, and recurrent dysphagia [5–9]. Discitis… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-008-0608-0

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@article{Condron2008ThoracicSR, title={Thoracic Spondylodiscitis Resulting from Proximal Migration of an Esophageal Stent}, author={Steven L. Condron and Michel Kahaleh and Vanessa M. Shami}, journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences}, year={2008}, volume={54}, pages={2288-2289} }