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Gastrointestinal Balloon Dilatation and Stenting
Ashraf Thabet, MD; Brandt C. Wible, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Preprocedure

    • Procedure

      • Outcomes

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Definitions

          • Noncovered stent: Self-expanding bare metallic stent
            • Spontaneously opens upon deployment; anchored by radial force/flared ends
          • Covered stent: Self-expanding metallic stent with fabric covering inner/outer aspect
            • Fabric forms impermeable barrier

        PREPROCEDURE

        • Indications

          • Contraindications

            • Preprocedure Imaging

              • Getting Started

                PROCEDURE

                • Patient Position/Location

                  • Procedure Steps

                    • Findings and Reporting

                      • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                        POST PROCEDURE

                        • Things to Do

                          • Things to Avoid

                            • Postprocedure Imaging

                              OUTCOMES

                              • Complications

                                • Expected Outcomes

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Bonin EA et al: Update on the indications and use of colonic stents. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 12(5):374-82, 2010
                                  2. Katsanos K et al: Stenting of the upper gastrointestinal tract: current status. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 33(4):690-705, 2010
                                  3. Jost RS et al: Colorectal stenting: an effective therapy for preoperative and palliative treatment. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 30(3):433-40, 2007
                                  4. Sabharwal T et al: Quality improvement guidelines for placement of esophageal stents. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 28(3):284-8, 2005
                                  5. Shin JH et al: Esophagorespiratory fistula: long-term results of palliative treatment with covered expandable metallic stents in 61 patients. Radiology. 232(1):252-9, 2004
                                  6. Therasse E et al: Balloon dilation and stent placement for esophageal lesions: indications, methods, and results. Radiographics. 23(1):89-105, 2003
                                  7. Mauro MA et al: Advances in gastrointestinal intervention: the treatment of gastroduodenal and colorectal obstructions with metallic stents. Radiology. 215(3):659-69, 2000
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Preprocedure

                                    • Procedure

                                      • Outcomes

                                        TERMINOLOGY

                                        • Definitions

                                          • Noncovered stent: Self-expanding bare metallic stent
                                            • Spontaneously opens upon deployment; anchored by radial force/flared ends
                                          • Covered stent: Self-expanding metallic stent with fabric covering inner/outer aspect
                                            • Fabric forms impermeable barrier

                                        PREPROCEDURE

                                        • Indications

                                          • Contraindications

                                            • Preprocedure Imaging

                                              • Getting Started

                                                PROCEDURE

                                                • Patient Position/Location

                                                  • Procedure Steps

                                                    • Findings and Reporting

                                                      • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                                                        POST PROCEDURE

                                                        • Things to Do

                                                          • Things to Avoid

                                                            • Postprocedure Imaging

                                                              OUTCOMES

                                                              • Complications

                                                                • Expected Outcomes

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Bonin EA et al: Update on the indications and use of colonic stents. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 12(5):374-82, 2010
                                                                  2. Katsanos K et al: Stenting of the upper gastrointestinal tract: current status. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 33(4):690-705, 2010
                                                                  3. Jost RS et al: Colorectal stenting: an effective therapy for preoperative and palliative treatment. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 30(3):433-40, 2007
                                                                  4. Sabharwal T et al: Quality improvement guidelines for placement of esophageal stents. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 28(3):284-8, 2005
                                                                  5. Shin JH et al: Esophagorespiratory fistula: long-term results of palliative treatment with covered expandable metallic stents in 61 patients. Radiology. 232(1):252-9, 2004
                                                                  6. Therasse E et al: Balloon dilation and stent placement for esophageal lesions: indications, methods, and results. Radiographics. 23(1):89-105, 2003
                                                                  7. Mauro MA et al: Advances in gastrointestinal intervention: the treatment of gastroduodenal and colorectal obstructions with metallic stents. Radiology. 215(3):659-69, 2000