Regulating migration of esophageal stents - management using a Sengstaken-Blakemore tube: A case report and review of literature
Hisaho Sato, Masahiro Kojika, Shigeatsu Endo, Yoshihiro Inoue, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Iwate Medical University, School of Medicine, Morioka, Iwate 020-0023, Japan
Kaoru Ishida, Shusaku Sasaki, Masahiro Kojika, Akira Sasaki, Department of Surgery, Iwate Medical University, School of Medicine, Morioka, Iwate 020-0023, Japan
Shigeatsu Endo, Morioka Yuai Hospital, Morioka, Iwate 020-0834, Japan
Author contributions: Sato H, Kojika M, Endo S and Inoue Y designed the report; Ishida K, Sasaki S collected the patient’s clinical data; Sato H, Kojika M and Sasaki A wrote the paper.
Informed consent statement: The patients and their families were offered written explanations prior to the start of the treatment, and they provided consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
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Correspondence to: Masahiro Kojika, MD, Department of Surgery, Iwate Medical University, School of Medicine, Morioka, Iwate 020-0023, Japan. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: April 19, 2018
Peer-review started: April 19, 2018
First decision: May 30, 2018
Revised: June 17, 2018
Accepted: June 27, 2018
Article in press: June 27, 2018
Published online: July 28, 2018