Acute abdominal obstruction: Colon stent or emergency surgery? An evidence-based review
Igor Braga Ribeiro, Diogo Turiani Hourneaux de Moura, Eduardo Guimarães Hourneaux de Moura, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Department of Endoscopy of Clinics Hospital of São Paulo University, São Paulo 05403-000, Brazil
Diogo Turiani Hourneaux de Moura, Christopher C Thompson, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, United States
Author contributions: Ribeiro IB contributed to acquisition of data, analysis, interpretation of data, drafting the article, revising the article, final approval; de Moura DTH and Ribeiro IB contributed to analysis and interpretation of data, revising the article; Thompson CC acquisition of data, drafting the article, revising the article; Thompson CC revising the article and the English; de Moura EGH contributed to conception and design of the study, critical revision, final approval.
Supported by the Research Ethics Committee of the University of Sã o Paulo School of Medicine Hospital das Clí nicas.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Thompson C is a consultant to Boston Scientific and Olympus; de Moura EGH is a consultant to Boston Scientific; all other authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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Corresponding author: Igor Braga Ribeiro, MD, Academic Fellow, Surgeon, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Department of Endoscopy of Clinics Hospital of São Paulo University, Av. Dr. Enéas de Carvalho Aguiar, 255, Instituto Central, Prédio dos Ambulatórios, Pinheiros, São Paulo 05403-000, Brazil. email@example.com
Received: January 16, 2019
Peer-review started: January 17, 2019
First decision: January 26, 2019
Revised: January 29, 2019
Accepted: February 13, 2019
Article in press: February 13, 2019
Published online: March 16, 2019