Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography with the Chiba needle in patients with biliary calculi.

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In a prospective study, 276 consecutive patients were evaluated using percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC) with a Chiba needle prior to surgery for cholestasis. Biliary calculi were diagnosed in 109 patients. The success rate was 92.4% overall, 93.6% among patients with biliary calculi, 83.3% in those with cholelithiasis, 97.3% in those with… (More)

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@article{Juttijudata1983PercutaneousTC, title={Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography with the Chiba needle in patients with biliary calculi.}, author={P. Juttijudata and C Palavatana and Chart Chiemchaisri and S Churnratanakul}, journal={Radiology}, year={1983}, volume={146 3}, pages={643-5} }