A novel approach in benign biliary stricture - balloon dilation combined with cholangioscopy-guided steroid injection.


The first-line endoscopic strategy for the treatment of benign biliary stricture (BBS) consists of balloon dilation combined with the placement of multiple plastic stents, which has a success rate of more than 80%. Nevertheless, stricture may recur in 10% to 30% of cases after initial resolution [1,2]. Cholangioscopy is a useful adjunct to endoscopic… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1393370


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