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Endoscopic ultrasound-guided hepaticogastrostomy (EUS-HGS) is useful as an alternative biliary drainage for patients with a difficult biliary approach, but the procedure has a high complication rate ....
Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital lesion of the small intestine. The incidence varies between 0.5% and 2% Biliary stents can be used for the treatment of patients with bile duct comp...
The optimal approach at treating infected biliary stents at the time of cholangitis remains unknown. This study aims to compare the efficacy of stent exchange versus stent sweeping/stent-in-stent appr...
The placement of a self-expandable metal stent (SEMS) is widely used in patients with unresectable malignant biliary obstructions, but SEMSs are susceptible to occlusion by tumor ingrowth or overgr...
Biliary obstruction can be relieved by biliary stent. Ascending infection of biliary passage (cholangitis) causes hospitalization and obstruction of stents. Reflux of intestinal fluids thr...
The purpose of this study is to document stent functionality and practice patterns in Canada pertaining to indications for use and stent type selection for self-expanding biliary metal ste...
Evaluation of ERCP with placement of a winged plastic biliary stent without a lumen for management of benign biliary strictures.
1. Biliary duct injury are a relatively frequent complication of hepatobiliary surgery, most comonly laparoscopic cholecystecomy. 2. Prior to the development of more sophisticated ...
The primary purpose is to compare patency of two different types of biliary metal stents, i.e. covered versus uncovered Nitinella metal stent. Secondary purposes are to determine frequency...
Abnormal passage in any organ of the biliary tract or between biliary organs and other organs.
Inflammation of the COLONIC DIVERTICULA, generally with abscess formation and subsequent perforation.
The removal of substances from the blood supply via the LIVER and BILIARY TRACT.
A mass of tissue for transplantation that includes the skin and/or the SUBCUTANEOUS FAT, and the perforating blood vessel that traverses the underlying tissue to supply blood to the skin. Perforator flaps are named after the anatomical region or muscle from where they are transplanted and/or the perforating blood vessel.
Chronic inflammatory disease of the BILIARY TRACT. It is characterized by fibrosis and hardening of the intrahepatic and extrahepatic biliary ductal systems leading to bile duct strictures, CHOLESTASIS, and eventual BILIARY CIRRHOSIS.
Acute Coronary Syndromes ACS
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked. Treatment for acute coronary syndrome includes medicines and a procedure known as angioplasty, during which doctors inflat...