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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 50
Published: 20 April 2012
10.1159/000334794
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9938-2
... Schlemm’s canal surgery including two novel surgical modalities, Trabectome (trabeculotomy internal approach) and Trabecular Micro-bypass Stent (iStent), is designed to reduce intraocular pressure by this approach. In contrast to external filtration surgeries such as trabeculectomy and aqueous tube shunt...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 40
Published: 12 December 2016
10.1159/000448311
EISBN: 978-3-318-02759-4
... Abstract The high rate of recurrent strokes in patients with intracranial atherosclerotic disease (ICAS) despite medical therapy prompted intracranial angioplasty and/or stenting an adjunctive treatment option. The minute calibers of cerebral arteries, the relative paucity of supporting medial...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 17
Published: 13 January 2005
10.1159/000082909
EISBN: 978-3-318-01111-1
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 30
Published: 06 October 1999
10.1159/000062101
EISBN: 978-3-318-00415-1
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Series: Advances in Cardiology
Volume: 47
Published: 13 August 2012
10.1159/000338054
EISBN: 978-3-318-02169-1
... Abstract Coronary stents are used during the majority of percutaneous coronary interventions. When compared to medical therapy, they have been shown to decrease mortality for patients with acute coronary syndromes, and to improve symptom control in patients with stable angina. Their use...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258361
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... of self-expanding metal stents (SEMS) as a palliative measure. Dedicated enteral SEMS are very similar for colonic obstruction and MGOO and differ from esophageal and biliary endoprosthesis. Endoscopic insertion of SEMS for MGOO relies on crossing the stricture with a guidewire inserted through...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258362
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Anastomotic leaks are the most severe complication after upper gastrointestinal surgery and a major source for mortality and morbidity. Meanwhile, endoscopic procedures, especially the placement of self-expanding stents, are an attractive treatment option to close the leak...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258371
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Colorectal self-expanding metal stents are a pillar for the palliative treatment of patients with advanced colon malignancies. The placement of stents can be fluoroscopic or non-fluoroscopic-guided. The use of stents is associated with significant reduction in hospital duration...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258380
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Biliary endoscopy has had a great impact on therapeutic strategy for biliary diseases, especially with the insertion of plastic or auto-expandable metallic stents, Endoscopic biliary stent insertion is the definitive therapy for the majority of unresectable malignant biliary strictures...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258353
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Every endoscopist will encounter patients with malignant dysphagia that will require some sort of palliative therapy. Self-expanding metallic stents (SEMS) are a major mode of palliative therapy in esophageal cancer. SEMS have become increasingly popular as a result of improvement...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 21
Published: 27 March 2006
10.1159/000092435
EISBN: 978-3-318-01284-2
... Abstract In the near future it is likely that surgeons, anesthesiologists, and interventional radiologistsand cardiologists will care for increasing numbers of patients undergoing carotidendarterectomy (CEA) and carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS). Perhaps the most importantfactor...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 40
Published: 12 December 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-02759-4
.... Stroke 2006;37:1016-1020. 10. Feldman RL, Trigg L, Gaudier J, Galat J: Use of coronary Palmaz-Schatz stent in the percutaneous treatment of an intracranial carotid artery stenosis. Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn 1996;38:316-319. 11. Gomez CR, Misra VK, Liu MW, et al: Elective stenting of symptomatic...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258379
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... for 60–80% of the cases. Biliary decompression increases survival and improves the patient’s quality of life. Endoscopic drainage has been the technique most employed because of its high rate of success, fewer complications and best cost. The use of stents for biliary decompression is the most common...
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Series: Advances in Cardiology
Volume: 47
Published: 13 August 2012
EISBN: 978-3-318-02169-1
...References References 1. Sigwart U, Puel J, Mirkovitch V, Joffre F, Kappenberger L: Intravascular stents to prevent occlusion and restenosis after transluminal angioplasty. N Engl J Med 1987;316:701-706 2. Serruys PW, Strauss BH, Beatt KJ, Bertrand ME, Puel J, Rickards AF, Meier B, Goy JJ...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
...References References 1. Baron TH: Expandable metal stents for the treatment of cancerous obstructions of the gastrointestinal tract. N Engl J Med 2001;344:1681-1687 2. Laasch HU, Martin DF, Maetani I: Enteral stents in the gastric outlet and duodenum. Endoscopy 2005;37:74-81 3...