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Small bowel perforation after duodenal stent migration: An interesting case of a rare complication.
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PMID:  21860709     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Duodenal stents are frequently used for palliating malignant gastric outlet obstruction. Successful stent placement relieves obstructive symptoms, is cost effective, and has a relatively low complication rate. However, enteral stents have the potential of migrating distally and rarely, even lead to bowel perforation. We present a rare case of a duodenal stent placed as a palliative measure for gastric outlet obstruction due to unresectable pancreatic cancer that migrated distally after a gastrojejunostomy resulting in small bowel perforation.
Authors:
Peter Hu Lee; Robert Moore; Akshay Raizada; Richard Grotz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of radiology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1949-8470     ISO Abbreviation:  World J Radiol     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-23     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101538184     Medline TA:  World J Radiol     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  152-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Peter HU Lee, Robert Moore, Akshay Raizada, Department of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, United States.
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