Non‐operative management of haemobilia

  title={Non‐operative management of haemobilia},
  author={Jaynathan Moodley and B. Singh and Shivendra Lalloo and Sathish Kumar Pershad and John Vivian Robbs},
  journal={British Journal of Surgery},
The aim was to evaluate a non‐operative approach to the management of haemobilia. 
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Current Management of Hemobilia
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Superselective arterial embolization in the liver transplant recipient: a safe treatment for hemobilia caused by percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage.
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