Detection of bile duct cancer by autofluorescence cholangioscopy: a pilot study.

@article{Izuishi1999DetectionOB,
  title={Detection of bile duct cancer by autofluorescence cholangioscopy: a pilot study.},
  author={Kunihiko Izuishi and Hisao Tajiri and Munemasa Ryu and Junji Furuse and Yasushi Maru and Kazuto Inoue and Masaru Konishi and Taira Kinoshit{\'a}},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={1999},
  volume={46 26},
  pages={804-7}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS There is increasing interest in the detection of malignancy by autofluorescence endoscopy. This is the first report on autofluorescence endoscopy in bile duct cancer. METHODOLOGY Nine patients with bile duct cancer underwent percutaneous transhepatic autofluorescence cholangioscopy using light-induced fluorescence endoscopy in the… CONTINUE READING