Improved oral intake after palliative duodenal stenting for malignant obstruction: A prospective multicenter clinical trial Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Diet
  • Gastric Outlet Obstruction
  • Palliative Care
  • Stents

abstract

  • Duodenal WallFlex stent placement promptly improves oral intake in a majority of inoperable patients with malignant gastroduodenal obstruction. In approximately half the patients achieving GOOSS 2-3, the capacity for solid food intake endures until death or last follow-up.

publication date

  • October 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/ajg.2009.409

PubMed ID

  • 19707192

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2404

end page

  • 11

volume

  • 104

number

  • 10