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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/028418501127346675
  • Title of Journal : ACTA RADIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.166-171


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.