Endoscopy 2022; 54(11): v36
DOI: 10.1055/a-1778-9516
Author commentary

Author commentary on Roy L. J. van Wanrooij et al.

 
 

    Roy L. J. van Wanrooij et al. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided gastroenterostomy versus duodenal stenting for malignant gastric outlet obstruction: an international, multicenter, propensity score-matched comparison

    In this propensity score-matched comparison between endoscopic ultrasound-guided gastroenterostomy (EUS-GE) and endoscopic duodenal stenting, EUS-GE resulted in higher clinical success and lower stent dysfunction rates, with similar safety, compared with duodenal stenting. These results suggest that EUS-GE should be preferred over duodenal stenting in patients with malignant gastric outlet obstruction when adequate expertise is available.

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