Palliation of jaundice in unresectable pancreatic carcinoma: Radiologic-guided interventions

  • R. Gordon
  • Published 1999 in Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery


The percutaneous transhepatic placement of an uncovered expandable metallic stent is an effective and safe means of palliating the symptoms of obstructive jaundice resulting from unresectable carcinoma of the pancreas. This approach is indicated when endoscopic placement is not possible. 
DOI: 10.1016/S1091-255X(99)80044-4


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