Biochemical and radiological predictors of malignant biliary strictures.

  title={Biochemical and radiological predictors of malignant biliary strictures.},
  author={Ibrahim-A Al-Mofleh and Abdulrahman-M Aljebreen and Saleh-M Al-Amri and Rashed-S Al-Rashed and Faleh-Z Al-Faleh and Hussein-M Al-Freihi and A Abdo and Arthur-C Isnani},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={10 10},
AIM Differentiation of benign biliary strictures (BBS) from malignant biliary strictures (MBS) remains difficult despite improvement in imaging and endoscopic techniques. The aim of this study was to identify the clinical, biochemical and or radiological predictors of malignant biliary strictures. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed all charts of patients who had biliary strictures (BS) on endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) or percutaneous cholangiography (PTC) in case of… CONTINUE READING


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