An unusual etiology of biliary hilar obstruction and the potential role of acidic fibroblast growth factor in the development of a biliary neuroma

Pickens, Allan; Vickers, Selwyn M.; Brown, Kelvin L.; Reddy, Vishnu V. B.; Thompson, John A.
January 1999
American Surgeon;Jan1999, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p47
Academic Journal
Reports the occurrence of biliary neuroma obstructing the biliary hilar bifurcation in Birmingham, Alabama. Role of acidic fibroblast growth factor in the development of biliary neuroma; Association between biliary neuroma and cholecystectomy; Use of transhepatic biliary silastic stent with hepaticojejunostomy in surgical reconstruction.


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