Reaching the Unreachable: A Novel Over the Scope Deployment Method for Enteral Stents

Eric M Pauli, MD, Steve J Schomisch, PhD, Jeffrey A Blatnik, MD, David M Krpata, MD, Juan S Sanabria, MD, Jeffrey M Marks, MD. University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH


Video Abstract Summary:
Over the last 2 decades, self-expanding enteral stents have gained popularity and shown therapeutic potential for strictures, obstructions, fistulae and perforations of the GI tract. Currently available stent delivery systems make deployment in many locations in the GI tract difficult, due to inability to traverse curves, or impossible due to deployment system limitations. In this video, we describe a novel over the scope deployment method for self-expanding enteral stents that permits delivery of a wide variety of stent to locations unreachable by currently available delivery methods.

Session Number: SS25 – Videos: NOTES / Flexible Endoscopy
Program Number: V071

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