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Ten-year experience of esophageal self-expanding metal stent insertion at a single institution
Palliation of malignant dysphagia can be achieved using self-expanding metal stents (SEMS). This study was conceived to confirm that the insertion of SEMS improved patient symptoms without serious complications and to allow ...
Percutaneous cholecystostomy as an alternative to cholecystectomy in high risk patients with biliary sepsis: a district general hospital experience
INTRODUCTION: Cholecystectomy is the standard treatment for patients with acute cholecystitis. However, percutaneous cholecystostomy (PC) is an alternative for patients at high risk for surgery. We present our five-year ...
Non-centralised service for palliative stenting of malignant gastric outlet obstruction
INTRODUCTION: Malignant gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) is a common, debilitating and frequently pre-terminal symptom of intra-abdominal malignancies. Traditional 'gold standard' treatment has been palliative surgical ...