Pancreatic duct stents for 'obstructive type' pain in pancreatic malignancy Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Endoscopy, Digestive System
  • Needles
  • Pancreatic Ducts
  • Pancreaticojejunostomy

abstract

  • Pancreatic stent placement for patients with "obstructive" pain secondary to a malignant pancreatic duct stricture appears to be safe and effective. It should be considered as a therapeutic option in these patients. It does not seem to be effective for chronic unremitting pain.

publication date

  • January 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0002-9270(00)00767-X

PubMed ID

  • 10763944

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 956

end page

  • 60

volume

  • 95

number

  • 4