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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 498617, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/498617
Review Article

Fully Covered Self-Expandable Metal Stents for Treatment of Both Benign and Malignant Biliary Disorders

Department of Gastroenterology, Pforzheim Hospital, 75175 Pforzheim, Germany

Received 27 February 2012; Revised 22 April 2012; Accepted 22 April 2012

Academic Editor: Jesús García-Cano

Copyright © 2012 Ahmed Abdel Samie and Lorenz Theilmann. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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