Esophageal stent

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Distal oesophageal malignancy with dysphagia. For palliative treatment.

Patient Data

Age: 69

Distal esophageal covered stent traversing the GOJ.

The structure of the stent and position is well delineated.

Case Discussion

Esophageal stenting is a commonly offered procedure for esophageal strictures. The majority are placed in those with malignancy, not amenable to curative surgery.

Stents may be placed endoscopically or fluroscopically.

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Case information

rID: 33472
Published: 14th Jan 2015
Last edited: 11th Sep 2015
Tag: rdgh
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