Four years experience with short term stenting in primary sclerosing cholangitis

@article{Ponsioen1999FourYE,
  title={Four years experience with short term stenting in primary sclerosing cholangitis},
  author={Cyriel Y. Ponsioen and Kwan-hang Lam and A W M van Milligen de Wit and Kees Huibregtse and Guido N. J. Tytgat},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={1999},
  volume={94},
  pages={2403-2407}
}
OBJECTIVE:Symptomatic dominant strictures in primary sclerosing cholangitis are often treated with endoscopic stent therapy, but the optimal treatment duration is not well established. After a promising pilot study, we now report our 4 yr experience with short term endoscopic stent therapy for relief of dominant strictures.METHODS:Between January 1994 and October 1997, 32 patients with symptomatic primary sclerosing cholangitis with a dominant stricture at endoscopic retrograde… CONTINUE READING

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