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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 372918, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/372918
Clinical Study

The Effectiveness of Self-Expandable Metallic Stent Insertion in Treating Right-Sided Colonic Obstruction: A Comparison between SEMS and Decompression Tube Placement and an Investigation of the Safety and Difficulties of SEMS Insertion in Right Colons

1Department of Gastroenterology, Iwate Prefectural Isawa Hospital, 61 Ryugababa, Mizusawa-Ku, Oshu, Iwate 023-0865, Japan
2Division of Gastroenterology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1 Seiryo, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8574, Japan

Received 7 September 2014; Revised 17 November 2014; Accepted 17 November 2014; Published 16 December 2014

Academic Editor: Peter V. Draganov

Copyright © 2014 Rintaro Moroi 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

Rintaro Moroi, Katsuya Endo, Ryo Ichikawa, et al., “The Effectiveness of Self-Expandable Metallic Stent Insertion in Treating Right-Sided Colonic Obstruction: A Comparison between SEMS and Decompression Tube Placement and an Investigation of the Safety and Difficulties of SEMS Insertion in Right Colons,” Gastroenterology Research and Practice, vol. 2014, Article ID 372918, 6 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/372918