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BioMed Research International
Volume 2016, Article ID 4054513, 10 pages
Review Article

Esophageal Stent for Refractory Variceal Bleeding: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis

Department of Gastroenterology, General Hospital of Shenyang Military Area Command, Shenyang 110016, China

Received 18 February 2016; Revised 15 June 2016; Accepted 20 June 2016

Academic Editor: Michel Kahaleh

Copyright © 2016 Xiao-Dong Shao 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.

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