Using stents in the management of malignant bowel obstruction: the current situation and future progress.


INTRODUCTION The use of self-expanding metal stents (SEMS) has been considered an effective and safe alternative to emergency surgery as bridge to surgery or for palliation in advanced colorectal cancer even though more recent data have raised concerns on both early and long-term outcomes when patients are treated with bridge to surgery indications. Areas… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/17474124.2017.1309283


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