Esophageal stenting for benign and malignant disease: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Clinical Guideline


This Guideline is an official statement of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), endorsed by the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), the European Society of Digestive Endoscopy (ESDO), and the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN). The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) system was adopted to define the strength of recommendations and the quality of evidence.

Keywords: expandable metal stents; randomized controlled trial; single-dose brachytherapy; expanding plastic stents; external beam radiation; Gianturco Z stents; palliative treatment; esophagorespiratory fistulas; biodegradable stent; antireflux stent

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ESGE European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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This item can be cited as: Endoscopy. 2016 Oct;48(10):939-48; PMID 27626318

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  • Format
    • Standards and Guidelines
  • Language
    • English
  • UEG Week Pathway
    • Digestive Oncology
    • Endoscopy
    • Oesophagus
  • Year
    • 2016