Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy
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Stent in stent (See also: Characteristic property of stents)
Tumor growth into the Wall stent Stent in stent
Local recurrence of a progressive gall bladder carcinoma. A wall stent was introduced due to tumor obstruction of the biliary duct. After 3 months the duct is obstructed again by tumor proliferating through the metall grid of the stent (left).A guide wire is advanced through the ingrown tumorous tissue, thus faciletating the insertion of a plastic stent up to the hepatic fork (right).
Stent in stent (See also: Characteristic property of stents)
Tumor growth into the Wall stent Another patient with tumor growth into a Z stent and symptoms of cholestasis The recurrent stenosis is bridged by the insertion of a plastic stent. Partial remission of cholestasis is achieved.