Preliminary report on a new hybrid metal stent for EUS-guided biliary drainage (with videos).

Abstract

BACKGROUND EUS-guided biliary drainage (EUS-BD) may be a feasible and useful alternative in patients with malignant biliary obstruction after failed ERCP. One of the main limitations of EUS-BD is the lack of devices specifically tailored to this technique. OBJECTIVE To evaluate a newly developed hybrid metal stent customized for EUS-BD. DESIGN A… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2014.05.327

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