TITLE

Percutaneous transhepatic biliary stenting in patients with intradiverticular papillae and biliary strictures caused by ampullary carcinoma: A case report

AUTHOR(S)
HONG-TAO NIU; QIANG HUANG; REN-YOU ZHAI
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Oncology Letters;2014, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p1257
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography with endoscopic sphincterotomy is a well-established procedure for the treatment of bile duct strictures. However, the procedure is difficult to perform in patients with intradiverticular papillae or tumor infiltration of the major papilla. Percutaneous transhepatic biliary stenting (PTBS) is commonly used in the management of malignant biliary stricture. The current study reports two cases of PTBS performed to treat malignant obstructive jaundice caused by ampullary carcinoma complicated with intradiverticular papillae. PTBS is potentially a safe technique for this relatively rare condition.
ACCESSION #
94754605

 

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