Bening Biliay Stenosis (BBS) should be treated endoscopically as a first choiche, either with placement of plastic stent (single or multiple) or fully covered self expanding metal stents (FCSEMSs). During the last years technical developements have made FCSEMs easier to use with reducion of possible complicaions. Moreover recently biodegradables stents have beacame comercially available with promising preliminary results.
|Translated title of the contribution||Removable and biodegradable self expanding biliary stent: State of the art|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Giornale Italiano di Endoscopia Digestiva|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging