Self-expandable esophageal stent
loaded with 125I seeds: Initial experience in patients with advanced esophageal cancer.
According to the company, the WallFlex Esophageal Stent
will provide luminal patency in the presence of strictures or tumors.
The WallFlex Partially Covered Esophageal Stent
was cleared by the FDA and received CE Mark in 2008.
The Endoscopic Suturing Registry will provide real-world evidence related to the safety and efficacy of a number of flexible endoscopic suturing enabled procedures, including the revisions of patients after a failed bariatric surgery and the fixation of esophageal stents
to prevent migration, while collecting data usage on other procedures currently in practice.
in malignant dysphagia: a two-edged sword?
Major updates include advanced techniques such as the endoscopic pancreato-cholangiography, esophageal stenting with removable and biodegradable esophageal stents
, and pancreatic cysto-gastrostomy, among others.
He then referred to the use of self expanding esophageal stents
which can be an option in refractory acute variceal bleeding.