Imaging of lumen-apposing metal stents in abdominopelvic applications

Inessa A. Goldman, Julie Yang, Meir H. Scheinfeld

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OBJECTIVE. Lumen-apposing metal stents (LAMS) are increasingly being used for abdominopelvic drainage applications. The purpose of this article is to describe the normal imaging appearance of these stents and the radiologic findings in stent-related complications. CONCLUSION. LAMS facilitate effective drainage, but the complications include bleeding, pseudoaneurysm formation, stent occlusion, and stent migration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)602-609
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2019


  • LAMS
  • Lumen-apposing metal stents
  • Pancreatic fluid collections
  • Pseudocyst
  • Walled-off necrosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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