Endoscopy 2021; 53(10): v50
DOI: 10.1055/a-1379-6470
Author commentary

Author commentary on Arnaldo Amato et al.


Arnaldo Amato et al. Efficacy of lumen-apposing metal stents or self-expandable metal stents for endoscopic ultrasound-guided choledochoduodenostomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

This meta-analysis of 31 studies (820 patients) shows that the efficacy and safety of endoscopic ultrasound-guided choledochoduodenostomy remain similar, irrespective of whether lumen-apposing or self-expandable metal stents are used to drain the bile duct.



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