Long-term postprocedural outcomes of palliative emergency stenting vs stoma in malignant large-bowel obstruction Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Colostomy
  • Ileostomy
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Palliative Care
  • Stents

abstract

  • In patients with MLBO and if resection is not part of the treatment plan, stenting is safe and improves the efficiency of care with obvious quality-of-life benefits. It should be offered at experienced centers, and patients should be counseled regarding increased risk of subsequent stenting within 1 year.

publication date

  • May 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.5043

PubMed ID

  • 28097296

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 429

end page

  • 435

volume

  • 152

number

  • 5