Partially versus fully covered self-expanding metal stents for benign and malignant esophageal conditions: a single center experience

Seven G., Irani S., Ross A. S., Gan S. I., Gluck M., Low D., ...More

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, vol.27, no.6, pp.2185-2192, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Fully covered self-expanding metal stents (FCSEMS), unlike partially covered SEMS (PCSEMS), have been used to treat benign as well as malignant conditions. We aimed to evaluate the outcome of PCSEMS and FCSEMS in patients with both benign and malignant esophageal diseases.