Mustafa Kalfaoglu, MD1, Tevfik Eker, MD1, Tarik Izbul, MD2. 1Famagusta State Hospital, 2Dr.Burhan Nalbantoglu State Hospital
Today, in the treatment of malign esophageal stricture, self-expandable stents applied through endoscopic means is widely used. Although such applications are conducted in experienced centers. In such applications complications arising from the application such as bleeding, stent malpositioning, perforation of the esophagus, stent occlusion distal migration of the stent may occur. In this case presentation, the diagnosis and treatment applied to a 63 year old female patient, who admitted to our clinic as a result of acute dysphagia symptoms due to a stent fracture in a stent applied in the second month of a post stent application and esophageal stricture due to inoperable esophagus cancer, is shown . Besides the diagnosis of situations such as recurrence of dysphagia symptoms in a post stent situation generally resulting in stent migration and tumor growth over or into the stent, fracture of the stent and partial stent migration which is rare complication should be kept in consideration.
Presented at the SAGES 2017 Annual Meeting in Houston, TX.
Abstract ID: 77650
Program Number: P148
Presentation Session: Poster (Non CME)
Presentation Type: Poster