Obstructing cancer of the gastric antrum: Palliative treatment with covered metallic stents

Ho Young Song, Doo Hyun Yang, Ja Hong Kuh, Ki Chul Choi

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Abstract

A new technique, which requires a simple surgical gastrostomy without general anesthesia, is described for placement of covered expandable metallic stents. This technique was performed successfully in a patient with malignant obstruction of the gastric antrum, obviating palliative surgical resection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)357-358
Number of pages2
JournalRadiology
Volume187
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1993
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Stomach, interventional procedure
  • Stomach, stenosis or obstruction, 71143

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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