Palliative treatment of inoperable malignant esophageal strictures with conically shaped covered self-expanding stents

Poyanli A., Sencer S., Rozanes I., Acunas B.

ACTA RADIOLOGICA, vol.42, no.2, pp.166-171, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/028418501127346675
  • Journal Name: ACTA RADIOLOGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.166-171
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: To investigate the effectiveness of conically shaped covered self-expanding (Flamingo) stents in palliative treatment of malignant esophagogastric strictures in terms of patency, improved dysphagia score and survival.