Long-term follow-up of percutaneous transhepatic therapy (PTT) in patients with definite benign anastomotic strictures after hepaticojejunostomy.

@article{Schumacher2001LongtermFO,
  title={Long-term follow-up of percutaneous transhepatic therapy (PTT) in patients with definite benign anastomotic strictures after hepaticojejunostomy.},
  author={Brigitte M Schumacher and Timothy Othman and Marc Jansen and Christa Preiss and Horst Neuhaus},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={409-15}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Percutaneous transhepatic therapy (PTT) is a promising minimally invasive procedure for benign stenosis of the anastomosis after hepaticojejunostomy. In this prospective study, the effectiveness and safety of this technique were investigated. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between October 1995 and May 2000 34 consecutive patients were referred for treatment of symptomatic cholestasis due to anastomotic strictures after hepaticojejunostomy. In all patients percutaneous… CONTINUE READING
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