Biliary and pancreatic stent blockage by bacterial biofilm: presentation of two cases.

Abstract

Biliary and pancreatic stents are effective tools in the management of obstructive jaundice (both malignant and benign), pancreatic pseudocyst drainage, and as treatment for biliary and pancreatic fistulae. Unfortunately, stents may become blocked and require replacement in a number of patients. In the present study a blocked stent from a patient with… (More)

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@article{Brant1996BiliaryAP, title={Biliary and pancreatic stent blockage by bacterial biofilm: presentation of two cases.}, author={C{\'e}sar Q Brant and M{\'a}rio Ribeiro da Silva J{\'u}nior and Eduardo Sampaio Siqueira and Rodrigo Rom{\'a}n Castro and Maria Rachel da Silveira Rohr and E D Libera J{\'u}nior and M{\'a}rio Morais and Edna H Freym{\"{u}ller and A P Ferrari J{\'u}nior}, journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas}, year={1996}, volume={29 11}, pages={1455-9} }