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The purpose of this study is to study the evaluation of the use of metal stents as part of the treatment of benign biliary strictures.
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Benign Biliary Strictures
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Shands at UF endoscopy center
University of Florida
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-04-30T17:00:00-0400
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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.
Non-invasive diagnostic technique for visualizing the PANCREATIC DUCTS and BILE DUCTS without the use of injected CONTRAST MEDIA or x-ray. MRI scans provide excellent sensitivity for duct dilatation, biliary stricture, and intraductal abnormalities.
Abnormal passage in any organ of the biliary tract or between biliary organs and other organs.