The lumen-apposing stent (Axios, Xlumena Inc, Mountain View, Calif) has been used for endoscopic management of pseudocyst and gallbladder drainage with very high technical and clinical success. Even though it has bilateral large flanges to prevent migration, stent migration and dislodgement have been reported in 5% of patients.
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Published online: July 11, 2015Todd H. Baron, MD, G. S. Raju, MD, Editors for VideoGIE
© 2015 American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.