A new anchoring technique for accessing the bile duct during direct peroral cholangioscopy using the guide probe of Kautz.

@article{Beyna2012ANA,
  title={A new anchoring technique for accessing the bile duct during direct peroral cholangioscopy using the guide probe of Kautz.},
  author={Torsten Beyna and Frank Lenze and Kimberly Hengst and Hansjoerg Ullerich},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 Suppl 2 UCTN},
  pages={E372-3}
}
duct during direct peroral cholangioscopy using the guide probe of Kautz Direct peroral cholangioscopy (POCS) with an ultraslim upper gastrointestinal endoscope has become a very helpful method for direct endoscopic examination and therapeutic intervention in the bile duct system. Several techniques have been reported for achieving endoscopic access to the common bile duct, including placement of an ultrastiff guide wire [1,2] and use of an anchoring balloon [2,3]. We here report on the… CONTINUE READING

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