Endoprosthetic stenting in extrinsic pyloric obstruction

Robert I Goldberg, Charles Saperstein, Richard Phillips, Jamie S. Barkin

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Abstract

We describe a patient, who, after total esophagectomy and pharyngogastrostomy for esophageal carcinoma, developed partial gastric outlet obstruction due to extrinsic compression of the pyloric channel by metastatic liver disease. Endoscopic placement of plastic prosthesis greatly facilitated gastric emptying and provided excellent short-term palliation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)476-477
Number of pages2
JournalGastrointestinal endoscopy
Volume34
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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