Endoscopic occlusion of cystic duct using N-butyl cyanoacrylate for postoperative bile leakage.

@article{Ganguly2010EndoscopicOO,
  title={Endoscopic occlusion of cystic duct using N-butyl cyanoacrylate for postoperative bile leakage.},
  author={Eric K Ganguly and Kenneth E Najarian and James A Vecchio and Peter L. Moses},
  journal={Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={348-50}
}
Bile leak after cholecystectomy is well described, with the cystic duct remnant the site of the leak in the majority of cases. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with biliary stent placement has a high success rate in such cases. When ERCP fails, options include surgery, and percutaneous and endoscopic transcatheter occlusion of the site… CONTINUE READING