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Covered removable self-expandable mental stents for the treatment of refractory benign biliary disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22908975     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE:   The aim of the study was to verify the use of covered removable self-expandable metal stents (CRSEMS) in benign biliary disease after a failure of traditional endoscopic treatment.
METHODS:   A total of 23 patients who failed traditional endoscopic therapy were enrolled in the study and treated with CRSEMS.
RESULTS:   Among all the patients, 11 had a bile leak and 12 suffered benign biliary stenosis. Technical success and immediate clinical success were achieved in all the patients. The overall long-term clinical success rate after stent removal was 100%. The CRSEMS were left in place for a median of 47 days (range 30-240 days). Immediate complications occurred in one patient, stent migration in two and overgrowth of inflammatory tissue in the stent in two.
CONCLUSION:   CRSEMS is an excellent treatment option for patients with benign biliary disease.
Authors:
Benedetto Mangiavillano; Carmelo Luigiano; Paolo Viaggi; Carlo Fabbri; Nicola D'Imperio; Tara Santoro; Enzo Masci
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of digestive diseases     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1751-2980     ISO Abbreviation:  J Dig Dis     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101302699     Medline TA:  J Dig Dis     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  486-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2012 The Authors. Journal of Digestive Diseases © 2012 Chinese Medical Association Shanghai Branch, Chinese Society of Gastroenterology, Renji Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine and Wiley Publishing Asia Pty Ltd.
Affiliation:
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Azienda Ospedaliera San Paolo, Universitary Hospital, University of Milan, MilanUnit of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, AUSL Bologna Bellaria, Maggiore Hospital, Bologna, Italy.
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