Operable severe obstructive jaundice: how should we use pre-operative biliary drainage?

Abstract

Obstructive jaundice is a common surgical problem, and surgery in jaundiced patients is associated with a higher risk of postoperative complications than surgery in non-jaundiced patients. However, the efficacy of pre-operative biliary drainage (PBD) for patients with obstructive jaundice remains controversial. Many studies have been unable to confirm the… (More)
DOI: 10.7196/sajs.1597

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