Palliation of malignant esophageal strictures with self-expanding nitinol stents: drawbacks and complications.

Acunas B., Rozanes I., Akpinar S., Tunaci A., Tunaci M., Acunas C.

Radiology, vol.199, no.3, pp.648-52, 1996 (Scopus) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 199 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Doi Number: 10.1148/radiology.199.3.8637981
  • Journal Name: Radiology
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.648-52
  • Keywords: esophagus, interventional procedure, esophagus, neoplasms, esophagus, stenosis or obstruction, stents and prostheses, ESOPHAGOGASTRIC NEOPLASMS, OBSTRUCTION, INTUBATION
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


PURPOSE: To evaluate the usefulness of self-expanding nitinol stents in the palliative treatment of malignant dysphagia.