Balloon enteroscopy-assisted radial incision and cutting method for refractory hepaticojejunostomy anastomotic strictures.

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Summary of "Balloon enteroscopy-assisted radial incision and cutting method for refractory hepaticojejunostomy anastomotic strictures."

 Balloon enteroscopy-assisted balloon dilation and temporary biliary stent placement are effective for hepaticojejunostomy anastomotic strictures (HJAS), but the re-stenosis rates are relatively high. We examined the feasibility and efficacy of a novel treatment technique for refractory HJAS, called balloon enteroscopy-assisted radial incision and cutting (BE-RIC).


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Name: Endoscopy
ISSN: 1438-8812


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