739 Evaluation of Safety, Short and Long Term Effectiveness of Fully Covered Self Expandable Metal Stents (FCSEMS) for Drainage of Pancreatic Fluid Collections (Pfc): Results of a Large Multicenter Cooperative Study

Published on May 1, 2014in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy9.427
· DOI :10.1016/J.GIE.2014.02.176
Enrique Vazquez-Sequeiros28
Estimated H-index: 28
Manuel Perez-Miranda24
Estimated H-index: 24
+ 27 AuthorsAgustín Albillos67
Estimated H-index: 67
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#1Joan B. Gornals (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 15
Last. Sebas Videla (University of Barcelona)H-Index: 1
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It seems that lumen-apposing metal stents (LAMS) are displacing plastic stents in the therapy of pancreatic-fluid collection in walled-off necrosis (WON). To date, there is no quality of evidence to recommend LAMS as the standard treatment in the management of WON. The theoretical benefit of LAMS over plastic stents needs to be proven. This is a randomized controlled, multicenter, prospective clinical trial with two parallel groups, without masking. One-hundred and fourteen patients with WON wil...
#1Mahya Faghih (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 9
#2Christopher Fan (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 1
Last. Vikesh K. Singh (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 49
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Purpose of review Despite the increasing incidence of acute pancreatitis, the overall mortality of AP has decreased.
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