Modifications of Gianturco expandable wire stents

B. T. Uchida, J. S. Putnam, J. Rosch

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The preliminary clinical experience indicates that the modified stents will be useful for expansion of obstructions of large veins and palliation of SVC syndrome. They also give prospects for palliation of recurrent inflammatory, postsurgical, and tumorous stenoses of larger biliary ducts and biliary-enteric anastomoses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1185-1187
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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