Chronic bile peritonitis with progressive bile ascites: A complication of percutaneous biliary drainage

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Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage procedures are associated with a small but definite incidence of complications. One of the most feared complications, leakage of bile, is commonly presumed to be a catastrophic clinical event. We present an unusual case in which a patient manifested only minimal abdominal symptoms associated with a massive biliary… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02552868

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@article{Taormina1985ChronicBP, title={Chronic bile peritonitis with progressive bile ascites: A complication of percutaneous biliary drainage}, author={Vincent Taormina and Gordon McLean}, journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology}, year={1985}, volume={8}, pages={103-105} }