Percutaneous transhepatic stent placement in the management of portal venous stenosis after curative surgery for pancreatic and biliary neoplasms.

OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of stent placement in the management of portal venous stenosis after curative surgery for pancreatic and biliary neoplasms. MATERIALS AND METHODS From September 1995 to April 2007, percutaneous transhepatic portal venous stent placement was attempted in 19 patients with… (More)