F YMonth: March 9, 2019

What is a Gastrointestinal Stent?

Esophageal, Colonic, and Enteric Stenting A gastrointestinal stent is an expandable, tubular support that is placed inside a segment of a gastrointestinal organ like the esophagus, colon, or intestine. It is used for treatment and palliation of an obstruction in the gastrointestinal tract due to various diseases. A stent is generally small (about the size […]