Biliary endoprosthesis as an alternative to endoscopic nasobiliary drainage in patients with acute cholangitis.

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BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Conventionally, acute cholangitis is managed by placing a nasobiliary drainage catheter. We have attempted to place a biliary endoprosthesis in such patients as an alternative to using nasobiliary catheter drainage. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty-seven patients with acute cholangitis were managed by placement of 7-Fr straight… (More)

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@article{Misra1996BiliaryEA, title={Biliary endoprosthesis as an alternative to endoscopic nasobiliary drainage in patients with acute cholangitis.}, author={Sri Prakash Misra and Manisha Dwivedi}, journal={Endoscopy}, year={1996}, volume={28 9}, pages={746-9} }