Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangioscopy: Does Its Role Still Exist?

@inproceedings{Choi2013PercutaneousTC,
  title={Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangioscopy: Does Its Role Still Exist?},
  author={Joon Hyuk Choi and Sung-Koo Lee},
  booktitle={Clinical endoscopy},
  year={2013}
}
Percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopy (PTCS) is the most widely used modality for diagnosis and treatment of biliary disease. Although many other novel technologies have been developed based on recent advances in endoscopy, PTCS has its own role. In diagnostics, PTCS is used for evaluation of indeterminate biliary strictures, bile duct tumors, and postoperative biliary strictures that cannot be reached by a peroral approach. In therapeutics, the removal of bile duct stones, dilatation of… CONTINUE READING
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