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Where can stents be placed in the GI tract?

Harsha Vittal, MD
Gastroenterology
Stents can be placed anywhere in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract that doctors can reach safely. In this video, gastroenterologist Harsha Vittal, MD, of Good Samaritan Hospital notes specific organs where stents may be located.

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