Esophageal stenting is a valuable treatment in the management of malignant dysphagia. Recently, self-expanding stents have proved effective in reducing morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to evaluate the early and late results of esophageal stenting in a series of 160 consecutive unselected patients with unresectable esophageal and cardial carcinoma treated between November 1992 and December 1996.

Improving results of esophageal stenting: a study on 160 consecutive unselected patients / A. Segalin, L. Bonavina, A. Carazzone, C. Ceriani, A. Peracchia. - In: ENDOSCOPY. - ISSN 0013-726X. - 29:8(1997 Oct), pp. 701-9-709.

Improving results of esophageal stenting: a study on 160 consecutive unselected patients

L. Bonavina
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1997-10

Abstract

Esophageal stenting is a valuable treatment in the management of malignant dysphagia. Recently, self-expanding stents have proved effective in reducing morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to evaluate the early and late results of esophageal stenting in a series of 160 consecutive unselected patients with unresectable esophageal and cardial carcinoma treated between November 1992 and December 1996.
Esophageal Neoplasms; Humans; Retrospective Studies; Palliative Care; Aged; Endoscopy; Deglutition Disorders; Aged, 80 and over; Stomach Neoplasms; Adult; Treatment Outcome; Middle Aged; Stents; Follow-Up Studies; Adenocarcinoma; Carcinoma, Squamous Cell; Female; Male
Settore MED/18 - Chirurgia Generale
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