Table 2: Long-term evaluation of SEMS for the treatment of biliary leaks.

PCSEMSFCSEMS with finsFCSEMS with flare ends

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Stent in place (days)
 Mean (SD)85 (±28)152.3 (±117.6)106 (±19.7)
 Median (range)89 (55–110)102 (35–427)98 (96–139)

Stent diameter
 8 mm025
 10 mm3165

Stent status
 Stents removed2 (66.7%)13 (87%)7 (70%)

Followup after removal (days)
 Mean (SD)1636.3 (±495.1)797.9 (±261.9)189.4 (±83.5)
 Median (range)1353 (1348–2208)849 (323–1111)203 (95–305)

Long-term success
 Intention to treat3/3 (100%)14/18 (77.8%)7/10 (70%)

Postplacement complications
 Cholangitis01/18 (5.6%)0
 Proximal migration01/18 (5.6%)0

Postremoval complications
 Biliary stricture1/3 (33.3%)6/18 (35%)1/10 (10%)

SD: standard deviation.