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Fluoroscopy-Guided Peroral Placement of a Self-Expandable Metallic Stent for Malignant Jejunal Obstruction in a Non-surgically Altered Stomach

  • Zhe Wang
  • Jung-Hoon Park
  • Kun Yung Kim
  • Joonmyeong Choi
  • Hongtao Hu
  • Nader Bekheet
  • Sung Hwan Yoon
  • Ho-Young Song
Case Report
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Abstract

Malignant small bowel obstruction is a common and distressing complication in advanced cancer patients. Recently, stent placement was reported to be a safe and effective alternative treatment. However, there are only a few case reports associated with stent placement in malignant jejunal obstruction. Furthermore, most patients had a history of gastrectomy before stent placement, which shortens the catheterization pathway. In our case series, we present five cases of malignant proximal jejunal obstruction in a non-surgically altered stomach in the management of fluoroscopy-guided self-expandable metallic stent placement and discuss the interventional management and clinical outcomes.

Level of Evidence

Level 4, Case Series.

Keywords

Malignant small bowel obstruction Self-expandable metallic stent Non-surgically altered stomach Jejunum 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.

Human and Animal Rights

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional research committee.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study. Consent for publication was obtained for every individual person’s data included in the study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, Asan Medical CenterUniversity of Ulsan College of MedicineSeoulRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyTianjin Medical University General HospitalHeping DistrictPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Department of Minimal-Invasive InterventionThe Affiliated Cancer Hospital of Zhengzhou UniversityZhengzhou cityChina
  4. 4.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Liver Unit, Kasr Al-Ainy, Faculty of MedicineCairo UniversityCairoEgypt
  5. 5.Department of Radiology, Asan Medical CenterUniversity of Ulsan College of MedicineSeoulRepublic of Korea

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