Small bowel stent-in-stent placement for malignant small bowel obstruction using a balloon-assisted overtube technique

Academic Article


  • Self-expanding metal stents are a useful therapy to palliate malignant and benign luminal gastrointestinal obstruction. Self-expanding metal stents has been widely reported for colonic, esophageal, and gastric obstruction. However, endoscopic delivery and placement to the small bowel is more challenging and difficult. This case illustrates the usefulness and technical advantages of the balloon-overtube and enteroscopy technique for the palliative treatment of neoplastic stenosis affecting the small intestine. © 2014 Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
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  • Clinical Endoscopy  Journal
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    Author List

  • Popa D; Ramesh J; Peter S; Mel Wilcox C; Mönkemüller K
  • Start Page

  • 108
  • End Page

  • 111
  • Volume

  • 47
  • Issue

  • 1