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The wallstent I and II for malignant esophageal obstruction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10388855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Wallstent I and II esophageal endoprostheses are effective in the palliation of malignant esophageal obstruction and the closure of digestive-respiratory fistulas. The author reviews the evolution of the Wallstent esophageal endoprosthesis and techniques for successful insertion, and summarizes the published literature with regard to clinical outcomes of the European and American Wallstent designs.
D Nelson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1052-5157     ISO Abbreviation:  Gastrointest. Endosc. Clin. N. Am.     Publication Date:  1999 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-02-07     Completed Date:  2000-02-07     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9202792     Medline TA:  Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  403-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Gastroenterology, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Biocompatible Materials
Esophageal Neoplasms / complications,  surgery*
Esophageal Stenosis / etiology,  surgery*
Palliative Care
Prosthesis Design
Prosthesis Implantation / instrumentation*
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biocompatible Materials; 0/Metals

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