Comparison of a Plastic Stent Without Central Lumen With Self Expandable Metal Stents in Patients With Malignant Distal Biliary Obstruction (VIADUCT)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01063634
Verified February 2010 by Kliniken Ludwigsburg-Bietigheim gGmbH. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
This is a non-inferiority randomized study to compare a plastic stent without central lumen (VIADUCT) with self-expandable metal stents for treatment of malignant obstruction of the common bile duct. It is a non-interventional study, a CE mark for the VIADUCT stent exists.
Condition or disease
To Evaluate Patency of the Viaduct Stent in Comparison to Metal Stents
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
patients with malignant obstruction of the common bile duct
histologically proven malignant biliary stenosis
signs of biliary obstruction
age under 18
Operations like Roux-Y, biliodigestive Anastomosis, BII