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Discussion BoardMetal Stents was posted 09/30/2012 05:59 pm by Nadia
If the metal stents become blocked, sometimes plastic stents can be threaded
thru the metal so bile can flow again. This happened to my mother - her
tumor came thru the mesh of one of her metal stents so they put plastic thru
the other and she was OK for quite awhile just replacing the plastic stents
when they became clogged.
Hope this helps.
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