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Multicenter randomized trial of the spiral Z-stent compared with the Wallstent for malignant biliary obstruction.
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  • David Desilets, MD, Baystate Health
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Article, Peer-reviewed
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BACKGROUND: The industry standard since 1990 for self-expanding biliary metallic stents has been the Wallstent. In 1998 the Spiral Z-stent was released. This randomized trial compared the Z-stent with the Wallstent in the treatment of malignant biliary ob
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Gastrointest Endosc 2003 Jun;57(7):830-6.