Management of Biliary Neoplastic Obstruction with Two Different Metallic Stents Implanted in One Session

@article{Gandini2004ManagementOB,
  title={Management of Biliary Neoplastic Obstruction with Two Different Metallic Stents Implanted in One Session},
  author={R Gandini and S Fabiano and Vincenzo Pipitone and Alessio Spinelli and Carlo Andrea Reale and Vittorio Colangelo and Enrico Pampana and Andrea Romagnoli and Giovanni Simonetti},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={48-52}
}
The efficacy of the “one-step” technique using two different metallic stents (Wallstent and Ultraflex) and associated rate of complications was studied in 87 patients with jaundice secondary to malignant biliary obstruction, with bilirubin level less than 15 mg/dl and Bismuth type 1 or 2 strictures. The study group, composed of 40 men and 47 women with a mean age of 59.4 years (range 37–81 years), was treated with a “one-step” percutaneous transhepatic implantation of self-expanding stents. The… CONTINUE READING

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