Retrospective Study
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World J Gastroenterol. May 28, 2014; 20(20): 6309-6313
Published online May 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i20.6309
Table 1 Stent characteristics
Example tumour size (cm)Stent size (cm)Covered/ uncoveredThrough the scope (TIS)Stent diameter (cm)
Table 2 Complications after stent insertion n (%)
ComplicationNumber (out of 50 patients)Management
Early complications
Stent migration1 (2.0)Stoma formation
Late complications
Persistent obstructive symptoms1 (2.0)Stoma formation
Tumour overgrowth on distal end of stent4 (8.0)All had failed re stenting and went on to have stomas