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Table 2 Outcome data

From: Self-expandable metallic stents (SEMS) in esophageal varices post-band ulcer refractory bleeding: a retrospective study

  N (%)
Control of bleeding
 Uncontrolled 3
 Re-bleeding 2 (1 stent displaced–1 post-stent removal)
 controlled 23 (82%)
6 weeks survival (deceased/alive) 7/21 (75%)
Stent displaced 6 (21.43%) (1 re-stent and 3 re-positioned)
Stent-related complications (no. 4) 2 aspiration
2 aspiration bronchopneumonia
Development of encephalopathy post-endoscopy (no. 9) 9 (32.1%)
 Covert 3
 Overt 6
6 weeks cause related mortality (no. 7)
 Bleeding 4 (14.3%)
 Sepsis 1
 MOF 2
Rescue therapy 2 sungestaken tubes (1 deceased)