Assessment of efficacy and safety of EUS-guided biliary drainage: a systematic review

@article{Wang2016AssessmentOE,
  title={Assessment of efficacy and safety of EUS-guided biliary drainage: a systematic review},
  author={Kaixuan Wang and Jianwei Zhu and Ling Xing and Yunfeng Wang and Zhendong Jin and Zhaoshen Li},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2016},
  volume={83 6},
  pages={
          1218-27
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS EUS-guided biliary drainage (EUS-BD) has emerged as an alternative procedure after failed ERCP. However, limited data on the efficacy and safety of EUS-BD are available. Therefore, a systematic review was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of EUS-BD and to evaluate transduodenal (TD) and transgastric (TG) approaches. METHODS PubMed and EMBASE were searched to identify relevant studies published in the English language for inclusion in this systematic review and… CONTINUE READING
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