Esophageal stent

Known as: esophageal stenting, esophageal stents, Protesi esofagea 
A tube placed in the esophagus to keep a blocked area open so the patient can swallow soft food and liquids. Esophageal stents are made of metal mesh… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Benign esophageal ruptures and anastomotic leaks are life-threatening conditions that are often treated surgically… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Traditional therapy for spontaneous esophageal perforation has most often been urgent operative repair. This… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND:Refractory benign esophageal strictures (RBES) are difficult to treat requiring frequent dilatations or surgery… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Iatrogenic esophageal perforation after endoscopy or surgery can be a devastating event. Traditional therapy has most… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The application of metallic stents for benign stenosis is limited due to long-term complications. We report here the results of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Acute variceal bleeding is a life-threatening complication of liver cirrhosis. Essential factors for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND In this study, we describe our experience with the use of a self-expanding, covered, plastic esophageal stent (SEPS… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE To evaluate long-term clinical results of palliative treatment of esophagorespiratory fistulas (ERFs) with covered… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To evaluate delayed complications after esophageal expandable metallic stent placement. MATERIALS AND METHODS From… (More)
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND Access to fluoroscopic equipment is limited in some regions where esophageal cancer is common. This report describes a… (More)
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