Prospective evaluation of the partially covered nitinol "ComVi" stent for malignant non hilar biliary obstruction

Vincenzo Perri, Andrea Tringali, Pietro Familiari, Graziano Onder, Guido Costamagna, Ivo Boskoski, Massimiliano Mutignani, Dong Ki Lee, Sung Il Jang, Jimin Han, Ho Gak Kim

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Abstract

Biliary partially covered self-expandable metal stents (PC-SEMS) offer prolonged relief of symptoms of biliary obstruction but may induce complications including pancreatitis, cholecystitis and migration.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)305-309
Number of pages5
JournalDIGESTIVE AND LIVER DISEASE
Volume45
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Alloys
  • Bilirubin
  • Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
  • Cholestasis
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Neoplasms
  • Palliative Care
  • Proportional Hazards Models
  • Stents

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