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An unusual complication of a biliary stent–small bowel perforation of an incarcerated hernia sac

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Journal
The American Journal of Gastroenterology
0002-9270
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group
Publication Date
Volume
93
Issue
12
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DOI: 10.1016/s0002-9270(98)00593-0

Abstract

Abstract We present a case of small bowel perforation after migration of an endoscopically inserted biliary stent inside an incarcerated hernia sac. A review of the literature revealed no other report of stent morbidity associated with hernias. The management and implications are discussed.

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