Biliary stents: models and methods for endoscopic stenting

Guido Costamagna

Risultato della ricerca: Contributo in rivistaArticolo in rivista

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Biliary stenting is widely used to palliate malignant obstruction or to treat benign biliary diseases. Recently, the most important changes have related to self-expandable metal stents (SEMSs), which are now available in a wide variety of designs, and to treatment techniques. This article is part of a combined publication that expresses the current view of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) about endoscopic biliary stenting: a technology review describes the stent models and stenting techniques, and a separate clinical guideline states the evidence and recommendations regarding stenting.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)617-626
Numero di pagine10
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2011


  • Biliary Tract Diseases
  • Endoscopy, Digestive System
  • Humans
  • Stents


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