TITLE

USE OF SELF EXPANDING METAL STENTS FOR PALLIATION OF INOPERABLE GASTRIC CANCER

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA79
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Self expanding metal stents (SEMS) have been successfully used in the management of oesophageal cancers. However there have been few data that have demonstrated successful deployment of gastric stents for palliation of gastric cancers. The aim of this study was to assess the safety, efficacy and success of SEMS in the management of inoperable stomach cancer. Researchers have shown successful palliation with SEMS. None of the patients in this study required any surgery and no complications were seen.
ACCESSION #
13219126

 

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