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Document type:
Article; Comparative Study; Journal Article 
Author(s):
Nennstiel, Simon; Tschurtschenthaler, Isolde; Neu, Bruno; Algül, Hana; Bajbouj, Monther; Schmid, Roland M; von Delius, Stefan; Weber, Andreas 
Title:
Management of occluded self-expanding biliary metal stents in malignant biliary disease. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Occlusion of self-expanding metal stents (SEMS) in malignant biliary obstruction occurs in up to 40% of patients. This study aimed to compare the different techniques to resolve stent occlusion in our collective of patients. METHODS: Patients with malignant biliary obstruction and occlusion of biliary metal stent at a tertiary referral endoscopic center were retrospectively identified between April 1, 1994 and May 31, 2014. The clinical records were further analyzed regarding the cha...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 
Year:
2018 
Journal volume:
17 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
49-54 
Print-ISSN:
1499-3872 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik (Gastroenterologie)