A prospective trial of self-expanding metal stents in the palliation of malignant esophageal strictures near the upper esophageal sphincter

Secondary title: 
T2 - Gastrointestinal endoscopy
Short title: 
A prospective trial of self-expanding metal stents in the palliation of malignant esophageal strictures near the upper esophageal sphincter
Authors: 
Bethge, N.
Sommer, A.
Vakil, N.
Start page: 
300-3
Annotations: 
Type B, Priority 5
Year: 
1997
Accession number: 
CN-00138182
Database: 
CENTRAL Issue 4 2014
Number: 
M1 - 3
ID: 
1144
Notes: 
N1 - Clinical Trial; Controlled Clinical Trial; Journal Article
Key words: 
Endoscopy [methods]
Esophageal Neoplasms [complications] [mortality] [surgery]
Esophageal Stenosis [etiology] [mortality] [surgery]
Esophagogastric Junction [surgery]
Follow-Up Studies
Metals
Palliative Care [methods]
Patient Satisfaction
Postoperative Complications
Prospective Studies
Quality of Life
Reoperation
Stents
Survival Rate
Adult[checkword]
Aged[checkword]
Aged, 80 and over[checkword]
Female[checkword]
Humans[checkword]
Male[checkword]
Middle Aged[checkword]
Sr-anaesth: sr-cancer: sr-sympt: sr-uppergi
Types of evidence: 
Type B
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do