Document Detail


Expandable stents for benign esophageal disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21684459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Partially covered self-expandable esophageal stents have been associated with unacceptable complications when used for benign esophageal disorders. With the introduction of removable or potentially removable fully covered stents and biodegradable stents, interest in using expandable stents for benign indications has been revived. Although expandable stents can offer a minimally invasive alternative to surgery, they can be associated with serious complications; hence, this approach should be considered in carefully selected patients, preferably on a protocol basis.
Authors:
Kulwinder S Dua
Related Documents :
10593809 - Amnestic agents in pediatric bronchoscopy.
7316859 - Malignant hyperthermia. cause and treatment.
23992719 - Twisted wire stent technique for delayed sternal closure after congenital heart operati...
2805579 - Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative patient care in maxillofacial surgery.
22096689 - Arteriovenous malformation: an unusual cause of rectus sheath hematoma, following lapar...
12598269 - Predictor of core hypothermia and the surgical intensive care unit.
23054529 - Intraprosthetic dislocation: a specific complication of the dual-mobility system.
25012769 - Laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass versus laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for the tr...
6230909 - Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: six years' experience.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1558-1950     ISO Abbreviation:  Gastrointest. Endosc. Clin. N. Am.     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9202792     Medline TA:  Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  359-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Expandable metal stents: principles and tissue responses.
Next Document:  Expandable stents for malignant esophageal disease.