Surgical bypass versus metallic stent for unresectable pancreatic cancer.

@article{Maosheng2001SurgicalBV,
  title={Surgical bypass versus metallic stent for unresectable pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Dong Maosheng and Takao Ohtsuka and Jiro Ohuchida and Kazuto Inoue and Kazunori Yokohata and Kyoko Yamaguchi and Kazuo Chijiiwa and Masatoshi Tanaka},
  journal={Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          367-73
        }
}
With the development of interventional radiology and endoscopy, the practice of inserting expandable metallic stents for malignant jaundice has become widespread. Many studies have compared surgical bypass with polyethylene stents, or metallic stents with polyethylene stents. However, few data are available on the comparison of surgical bypass and metallic stents. The aim of this study was to compare the patient's postprocedure course and the cost performance of surgical bypass and metallic… CONTINUE READING

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