International Journal of Hepatology / 2012 / Article / Fig 1

Review Article

Role of Self-Expandable Metal Stents in Acute Variceal Bleeding

Figure 1

(a) The SX-Ella DANIS stent is supplied preloaded in an insertion device that has a 26 F diameter and is 60 cm long. (b) A balloon at the distal end of the insertion device (shown partially inflated) allows anchoring of the distal end of the stent at the cardia during deployment. (c) The fully deployed stent is 135 mm long and 25 mm wide. [Reprinted from [21]].

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