Novel technique in managing bronchobiliary fistula in adults: Endobronchial embolization using silicone spigots in 2 cases

@inproceedings{Kostopanagiotou2015NovelTI,
  title={Novel technique in managing bronchobiliary fistula in adults: Endobronchial embolization using silicone spigots in 2 cases},
  author={Kostas Kostopanagiotou and Robert S. George and Emmanuel M Kefaloyannis and Kostas Papagiannopoulos},
  booktitle={Annals of thoracic medicine},
  year={2015}
}
Bronchobiliary fistula (BBF) can complicate most hepatic pathologies. This is a challenging group of patients, especially when surgery is precluded. The bronchoscopic application of silicon spigots is a recognized technique for the treatment of massive hemoptysis and the management of patients with bronchopleural fistula following lung resection. Their role in the treatment of BBF has never been described. In this paper we report the successful embolization using silicon spigots in two patients… CONTINUE READING

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