Table 2

Clinical results among the overall patients between the CSEMS and UCSEMS groups

CSEMS
n=182
UCSEMS
n=184
P value
Technical success182 (100)184 (100)1.00
Clinical success164 (90.1)168 (91.3)0.69
Overall adverse events39 (21.4)37 (20.1)0.76
 Jaundice and/or cholangitis23 (12.6)18 (9.8)0.39
 Bleeding3 (1.6)6 (3.3)0.51
 Perforation3 (1.6)3 (1.6)0.69
 Pancreatitis2 (1.1)2 (1.1)0.62
 Other8 (4.4)8 (4.3)0.82
Overall stent dysfunction64 (35.2)43 (23.4)0.01
 Stent ingrowth6 (3.3)23 (12.5)<0.01
 Stent overgrowth12 (6.6)4 (2.2)0.04
 Stent migration22 (12.1)4 (2.2)<0.01
 Other24 (13.2)12 (6.5)0.03
  • Data are presented as n (%).

  • CSEMS, covered self-expandable metal stent; NA, not applicable; UCSEMS, uncovered self-expandable metal stent.