AE of self-expandable esophageal metallic stents in patients with long-term survival

Post written by Bruno Costa Martins, MD, from the Endoscopy Division at the Cancer Institute of the University of São Paulo. The focus of this study was to evaluate the long-term behavior of esophageal metallic stents in patients with malignant disease and palliative intent. Esophageal metallic stents are considered the mainstay palliative treatment for patients …

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Suture-assisted flange engagement (SAFE) technique for endoluminal stenting

James H. Tabibian, MD, PhD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA shares this VideoGIE case "Endoluminal stenting via the suture-assisted flange engagement technique." Gastrointestinal endoscopists are now more than ever encountering clinical scenarios where they are asked to provide endoscopic diversion or bridging of a leak site with fully-covered …

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