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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 642428, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/642428
Research Article

A Multicenter, Prospective Study of a New Fully Covered Expandable Metal Biliary Stent for the Palliative Treatment of Malignant Bile Duct Obstruction

1Charlton 8, GI Endoscopy, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
2Weill Cornell Medical College, 1305 York Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10065, USA
3University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
4Virginia Mason Seattle Main Clinic, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
5Thomas Jefferson University, Main Building, Suite 480, 132 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
6Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Bl No. 7511, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
7Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
8GI Division, Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, MMC 36, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
9University of Colorado Boulder, Campus Box F735, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion (AIP), S/M Gastroenterology, Therapeutic Endoscopy, USA
10Duke University, DUMC 3662, Durham, NC 27710, USA
11Washington University, School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8124, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
12California Pacific Medical Center, 2351 Clay Street No. 304, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
13University of Colorado, Campus Box F735, Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion (AOP), Room 2136-A, P.O. Box 6510, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
14Hennepin County Medical Center, Medicine Office, GI 865B, 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
15The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Pressler, Unit Number: Unit 1466, Houston, TX 77030, USA
16Beth Israel Medical Center, 10 Union Square East, Suite 2G, New York, NY 10003, USA
17Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA

Received 19 September 2012; Accepted 22 January 2013

Academic Editor: Gianfranco D. Alpini

Copyright © 2013 Bret T. Petersen et al. 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.

How to Cite this Article

Bret T. Petersen, Michel Kahaleh, Richard A. Kozarek, et al., “A Multicenter, Prospective Study of a New Fully Covered Expandable Metal Biliary Stent for the Palliative Treatment of Malignant Bile Duct Obstruction,” Gastroenterology Research and Practice, vol. 2013, Article ID 642428, 7 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/642428