Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2021; 34(04): 262-268
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1725947
Review Article

Endoscopic Management of Bowel Obstruction

David E. Beck
1  Department of Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
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The traditional morbidity and mortality associated with traditional management has stimulated exploration of endoscopic approaches. Success depends on patient selection, the location and etiology of obstruction, patient status, and the capability of the endoscopist. This article discusses techniques of intralumenal dilation and stent placement and results from systematic reviews.

Publication History

Publication Date:
15 April 2021 (online)

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