Complications of Metallic Stent Placement in Malignant Esophageal Stricture and Their Management


Turkyilmaz A. , Eroglu A., AYDIN Y., Kurt A., Bilen Y., KARAOGLANOGLU N.

SURGICAL LAPAROSCOPY ENDOSCOPY & PERCUTANEOUS TECHNIQUES, vol.20, no.1, pp.10-15, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/sle.0b013e3181cdebf4
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL LAPAROSCOPY ENDOSCOPY & PERCUTANEOUS TECHNIQUES
  • Page Numbers: pp.10-15

Abstract

Objective: At the present time, covered self-expandable metallic stent placement is the palliative treatment method for inoperable esophageal cancer. However, life-threatening early and late complications are seen related to esophageal stent placement. In this study, we discuss complications of esophageal stent placement with their management and present our own experience.